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SPOILER ALERT! This post discusses important plot surprises in four films. They could not be more different in genre, budget, and intended audience, but four movies now in theaters have one important central theme in common: they are all about […]
In “Time Toys,” a group of middle school kids stumble upon a chest full of amazing toys from the future. The discovery takes them on an adventure using the toys to save their neighborhood and ultimately the world. It has […]
The complete library of the popular animated franchise The Powerpuff Girls “classic” is streaming exclusively on Hulu, with the newly reimagined and Emmy Award-nominated animated 2016 series of the same name making its exclusive streaming debut on Hulu March 24, […]
Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, and even the slow-wrapping jewelry-salesman Rowan Atkinson are all returning for a special “Love Actually” update, part of a fundraiser for Comic Relief, co-founded by “Love Actually” writer/director […]
The Oxford Belles and women of the faculty and administration encourage all women to show courage, curiosity, and determination — and to have fun, of course.
What could be more personal than a voice, and what can be more important in expressing our emotions? Famously, British scientist Stephen Hawking complained that the automated voice he was given had an American accent. This NBC news story shows […]
Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” based on the best-selling book by Rebecca Skloot. Lacks was a poor black woman who died at age 31 of cancer. Some cells taken without her knowledge […]
We bid a sad farewell to Robert Osborne, the most gracious of gentlemen and the most devoted and erudite of movie fans. Osborne’s love of old movies and the people who made them brought a new generation to movies made […]
I love podcasts so much I sometimes wish I had more places to drive to. Some I am especially enjoying right now: Jesse David Fox hosts “Good One,” with each episode a discussion of one joke with the comic who […]