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  • Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are

    Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are
    The idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think. For...
  • A New York state of signs

    A New York state of signs
    A fresh religious controversy is ripening in the Big Apple. Atheists there want to ban a word from the name of a street. In the Red Hook neighborhood of New York City, residents got part of a street renamed to honor seven firefighters who died during the...
  • 15 ways to see the world on water

    15 ways to see the world on water
    Three quarters of the world's surface is water, but nearly all of our vacations are based on land. It stands to reason that we must be missing out. Luckily there are some fantastic ways to see the wet face of the planet. 1. Explore the pristine coves of...
  • In today's GOP, Social Darwinism reborn

    In today's GOP, Social Darwinism reborn
    Listen carefully to the Republican debates and you get a view of the kind of society many Republicans seek. The last time we had it was in the Gilded Age of the late 19th century. It was an era when the nation was mesmerized by the doctrine of free...
  • 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits' review: My timbers remain unshivered

    'The Pirates! Band of Misfits' review: My timbers remain unshivered
    **1/2 (out of four) Typecasting doesn’t get much more obvious than when a star, in this case Salma Hayek, can’t even play a non-sexy role in an animated film. Not to mention a Burger King commercial. In “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,&...
  • With 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits,' the treasure's in the details

    With 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits,' the treasure's in the details
    Maniacally inventive and tightly packed, if not overpacked, "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" comes from the Aardman animation folks behind Wallace & Gromit, "Chicken Run" and, more recently, "Arthur Christmas." Their latest may be easier to admire than to...
  • En cartelera: Darling Companion y Chimpanzee

    <b>En cartelera:</b> Darling Companion y Chimpanzee
    Darling Companion ** Para contar una historia sobre el desamor que se apodera de las parejas casadas, el director Lawrence Kasdan reúne a artistas como Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Sam Shepard, Dianne Wiest y Richard Jenkins. Pero este elenco de...
  • Aardman's Peter Lord explains one frame from 'The Pirates!'

    Aardman's Peter Lord explains one frame from 'The Pirates!'
    Asked to explain the Aardman Animations sensibility, asked if he could put a finger on the house style of the idiosyncratic little studio he co-founded in England 40 years ago, Peter Lord, left, dithered, then finally blurted: . There's really no other...
  • En cartelera: The Pirates: Band of Misfits, The Raven

    <b>En cartelera:</b> The Pirates: Band of Misfits, The Raven
    The Pirates: Band of Misfits *** Aunque quizás los niños puedan divertirse viendo este filme de dibujos animados, quienes no pararán de reír serán sus padres porque la película está repleta de bromas y alusiones que sólo entenderán los adultos. Basado...
  • Reel Critics: Two for the money

    Reel Critics: Two for the money
    The great stuff of superheroes This could also be called "Cash of the Titans." Featuring many classic Marvel Comics characters and a fun cast, "The Avengers" is the Super Bowl of superheroes. It's nearly 2 ½ hours of wisecracking, overblown annihilation....
  • Ben Carson and the evolution-morality debate

    Ben Carson and the evolution-morality debate
    Almost 500 Emory University faculty and students have expressed their dismay that their commencement speaker on Monday does not toe the ideological line when it comes to evolutionary biology. Yes — gasp — the renowned Johns Hopkins...