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With the launch of The Upshot from the New York Times, there are now three major sites going after the "explanatory journalism" market. Each has its own unique flavor, but is the market for that kind of content really large enough to support that many sites?
NEW YORK – The big question from the start was could Neil Patrick Harris sing the hard-driving glam rock-meets-punk score of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. And would the former Doogie Howser go as far out there as the title role of the embittered East German singer with the botched sex-reassignment surgery demands?
There is an unbearable lightness of being thing going on with ABC’s latest drama, Black Box. And I don’t mean that in relation to the book or the movie of the same name, each with a certain grace and greatness. No, I mean that Black Box is truly unbearable in its wispy, vacuous, pretentious way.
★★★☆☆The feature debut of beloved Scottish writer and director Bill Forsyth (best known for such classic regional offerings as Gregory's Girl and Local Hero), That Sinking Feeling may not have aged particularly well since its 1979 release, but it still has a rough-around-the edges, lo-fi charm that'
It's a slight paradox to put a pair of songwriters who didn't write for the theatre at the centre of a theatrical entertainment, even if two of the biggest movie hits they scored - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins - subsequently migrated to the stage. But the joy of this charming revue that celebrates three generations of songwriters from the same family tree, across some 90 years, is that the framing context duly provides its own theatrical structure and momentum.
★★★☆☆Kill Your Darlings (2013), director John Krokidas' ambitious debut feature, is about the early years of the hedonistic group of American writers who became known as the Beat Generation, as well as the violent murder that nearly derailed their literary movement in its infancy. It's autumn 1943 a
In the opening sequence of Lucía Puenzo’s “The German Doctor,” a family in 1960 Argentina takes a road trip across the wide, Cinemascoped expanse of Patagonia’s countryside. But they’re not alone. Following closely behind is a blue sedan, and in it, the Angel of Death -- or at least the man who was given that ominous nickname during World War II, the notorious Nazi Josef Mengele (played with cunning charm and sinister by German-fluent Spaniard Alex Brendemühl).
A jury in Dallas, TX today awarded $2.925 million to plaintiffs Bob and Lisa Parr, who sued Barnett shale fracking company Aruba Petroleum Inc. for intentionally causing a nuisance on the Parr's property which impacted their health and ruined their drinking water.
Portfolio 14 International Portfolio Reviews Dublin, 4-5 July 2014. PhotoIreland Festival’s portfolio review weekend will take place on 4-5 July 2014 in Dublin city, representing a unique opportunity for emerging artists worldwide to highlight new photographic projects and meet with international professionals to further their careers....
The line between best friendship and a romantic relationship is sometimes thin, especially if one of the parties happens to be a little gay. On MTV's new comedy series Faking It, teens Karma (Katie Stevens) and Amy (Rita Volk) are so close that they call each other before school in the morning, and their mothers know who they're talking to without asking.