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It is so good to be back in the Potterverse again. The first of an expected five film series is true to the spirit of the world of Harry Potter; indeed, it is the first film with a screenplay from […]

We watch sports for the skill. We love sports for the heart. Sports stories give us heroes whose determination and courage is constantly tested. The athletes who face those challenges — who live for those challenges — can help us […]

A psychiatrist once told me that just as an infant can have fevers that would be lethal in an adult, a teenager can have symptoms that would be evidence of psychosis at any other stage of life. Mood swings, the […]

The song from “South Pacific” gets it right. Fear, bigotry, don’t come naturally. “You have to be carefully taught.” The moving and inspiring new documentary, “Disturbing the Peace,” tells the story of people who were “carefully taught” to hate each […]

A treat for the whole family — a free preview of “Sing” the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The new animated film from the creators of “Despicable Me” features the voices of Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey. Illumination Entertainment, Universal Pictures and […]

Israeli “sand artist” Ilana Yahav creates works that are part art, part ballet, part animation, with story/pictures accompanied by music that draw in the viewer.  The original soundtrack for this film is composed, played and sung by Jeanne Rabin.

Take some time on Veterans Day to learn about the experiences of those who serve in the military, and thank them for their service to our country. Brothers at War is available now on DVD.

Audible has announced a wide array of new exclusive and original comedy shows available free within the Audible Channels experience. The Comedy Show With Will Arnett is an all-access pass to the hottest thematic comedy shows around the country. Other […]

It’s called “Arrival.” Not “Attack” or “War of the Worlds.” In this thought-provoking, conceptually ambitious film, the creatures from another world just…arrive. At twelve points around the globe, huge, monolithic spacecraft that look like flying saucers turned sideways are suddenly […]

In “Almost Christmas,” Danny Glover plays Walter, a recent widower who spends a lot of time in the kitchen, trying over and over again to replicate his late wife’s legendary sweet potato pie. What he wants to replicate, of course, […]