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  • Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

    Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and summer blonds can seek refuge of a darker sort in two new novels for young adults in which classic 19th century Gothic novels get a postmodern, post-punk makeover influenced by the aesthetic of their 20th...
  • Review: Rich 'Great Expectations' nevertheless under-delivers

    Mike Newell, whose eclectic career has ranged from "Four Weddings and a Funeral" to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," has given us a classic adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved bildungsroman "Great Expectations." It is skillfully made and...
  • Review: 'Cassadaga' gets hung up on the gore

    Review: 'Cassadaga' gets hung up on the gore
    Deliberately paced but not so deliberately thought out, the horror entry "Cassadaga" tries to scoop up enough tropes to satisfy a wide range of potential fright fans but lacks the cohesion to ever truly be effective. Kelen Coleman sympathetically...
  • 'Breaking Bad' recap: Long-buried bombs explode

    'Breaking Bad' recap: Long-buried bombs explode
    Alfred Hitchcock famously said that the difference between suspense and surprise hinges on audience foreknowledge. Picture two people eating. Now imagine a bomb underneath the table, about to go off. Suspense requires the audience to know the bomb is...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Sexual abuse study should scare off readers

    'Fifty Shades of Grey': Sexual abuse study should scare off readers
    “Fifty Shades of Grey” glamorizes violence against women. That’s according to a new study published in the Journal of Women’s Health by psychologists at Michigan State University and Ohio State University. That should seem...
  • Foster care: One small step toward a better system

    Foster care: One small step toward a better system
    There are so many high-profile problems in child welfare offices like the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, it is easy to forget that some of the most exasperating barriers to helping abused and neglected children are laws...
  • Two More Women Testify About Alleged Sexual Assaults By Doctor

    MIDDLETOWN — Two more women who say Dr. Tory Westbrook sexually assaulted them during medical exams at Clinton's Community Health Center testified Monday and Tuesday, while Westbrook's defense attorney worked to get jurors to question the accusers'...
  • Defense Begins In Westbrook Sex Assault Trial

    MIDDLETOWN — The lawyer defending Dr. Tory Westbrook against sexual assault charges called several witnesses Thursday as he continued working to undermine the allegations brought by five of Westbrook's former patients. Norm Pattis called as...
  • Doctor: Full-Body Exams Are Sometimes Necessary

    MIDDLETOWN — The jury in the case against Dr. Tory Westbrook, accused of assaulting women during office exams, got a glimpse of a defense strategy Thursday when another doctor testified about the circumstances under which she would do a full-body...
  • Grappling with Abraham, Isaac and faith

    Grappling with Abraham, Isaac and faith
    The story in Genesis of Abraham's willingness to kill his son Isaac at God's command still gets a lot of attention. But it doesn't get a lot of love. In every broadside against religion, God's horrifying demand for a sacrifice and Abraham's acquiescence...
  • Troopers Arrest Married Couple in 2002 Child Sexual Assault

    Troopers Arrest Married Couple in 2002 Child Sexual Assault
    Alaska State Troopers have made two arrests in Fairbanks in connection with the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old child during the span of two years from 2002 to 2003. Delta Junction residents Daniel Jensen, 53, and his wife Diane, 54, have been arrested...