LOS ANGELES — Jean Simmons, whose ethereal screen presence and starring roles with Hollywood's top actors made her a mid-century film icon, has ...
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Great activist movies portray the ongoing struggle between the welfare of working people and larger societal forces, seemingly beyond their control, that threaten their integrity, livelihood, and often, their very survival.
Even as today's high school and college students are pushed harder in school, they cannot write an essay or use descriptive language nearly as fluently as their parents and grandparents could.
When I call Sarah Palin a patriotic traitor, I'm not equating her with Benedict Arnold, Vidkun Quisling, or Kim Philby. I have no reason to doubt that she loves the United States.
Memorable swimsuit moments in film may inspire visions of bikini-clad icons like Phoebe Cates or Bo Derek, but Hollywood men sometimes steal the show ...
I cried when I found out that John Cheever died in 1982. And now with few readers, the paradise that is Cheever's writing is at risk of being a lost paradise.
2005 -- for Best Picture, give me Capote over Crash any ol' time. Another uninspiring year, I thought.
In a host of movies, the train has served as a microcosm of modern society, and the individual's potential risk and conflict within it.
For those of you who love cities, movies, and by extension, cities in movies, here's a batch of capital DVD titles, and the capitals that inspired them.
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