Donkey KongsYour film critic defends himself from charges of knee-jerk liberalism and racism.
Kimono DragonsOnly the bitchery clicks in Memoirs of a Geisha. Plus, a splendidly intimate Narnia.
Laugh Laugh Scream ScreamThe Legend of Zorro and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang teeter deftly between giggles and thrills. Plus, Mr. Sulu and The Weather Man.
Sons and MuggersIn Elizabethtown, Cameron Crowe mourns a lost father; in Domino, Tony Scott is like a predatory uncle.
24-Carrot BlissWallace & Gromit cheese off a Were-Rabbit, Clooney has a Good Night, and Baumbach harpoons a squid and a whale.
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The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
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Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore And schools are getting worried.
Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.