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NEW YORK – There's a special attachment to great books first encountered in high school that stays with readers throughout their lives, and John Steinbeck's tender tragedy, Of Mice and Men, is up there with the most cherished of them.
Not so long ago, photographers were rejoicing in the freedom the digital revolution seemed to bring; unencumbered by the limitations of film, paper and darkroom practice, photography was suddenly liberated from the niggling pedantry of material constraints.So it is in the cyclical nature of things that the photographers shortlisted for this year’s
★★★☆☆Bruno Barreto's handsome, English-language biopic Reaching for the Moon (2013) follows the passionate relationship between Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (The Lord of the Rings star Miranda Otto) and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares (Glória Pires). It's 1951 and Elizabeth
★★★☆☆John Banville is one of Ireland's greatest literary sons of recent decades. In 2005, he won the Man Booker Prize for The Sea, a tale of a man in later life consumed by both a dark secret from his youth and the recent death of his wife. Banville now adapts his own work for the big screen, direct
NEW YORK — Why is James Franco , the world's most famous perpetual student, making his Broadway debut in a revival of that panting war horse "Of Mice and Men," a favorite of high school English teachers and Turner Classic Movies addicts?
I was an early fan of Windows Phone 7. I remember completely switching over to the platform for about a month back in 2010, and being relatively happy. It wasnât until I needed tethering support (which didnât exist in the first release of WP7) that I had to move away. Unfortunately, Microsoftâ...
“I wanted to sing love songs.” Sam Smith tossed this aside into the crowd at the Belasco Theater last evening as he explained that his debut album, In the Lonely Hour, would finally emerge in June. It sounds like a simple sentiment, but hearing the 21-year-old U.K.
If you approach Trials Frontier as a Trials game (capital “T”), then you’re in for disappointment. Although the game broadly echoes its console counterparts, its soul has been ripped out and replaced with the festering guts of a stinking freemium business model, and then spray-painted in mobil...
"Subversive" is a great thing to be, especially if you make movies. Smart, subversive filmmakers can take something beloved yet painfully familiar, examine it from all possible sides, and then construct something that pays homage and pokes fun at the same time. Airplane! subverted disaster movies; H...