I've never been much of a sports fan. Over the years, however, I've noticed that in films and plays about athletes, the dramatic conflict usually fall...
Every American road trip is different; thus every American road trip book is, and should be, different from every other. The beauty of such books done well has much to do with the nature of the country itself: so enormous and diverse.
Villainy is more complicated and victory less assured. It seems almost dishonest to refuse to acknowledge that things that Mockingjay seems dedicated to exploring. It seems unfair and unrealistic to believe that violence is a mess that can be cleaned up.
The agonizing book chapter title "Stealing Children's Innocence in Egypt: Media Literacy, Human Rights and Roads of Violence" hit the nail on the head...
To describe Labour of Love would prove a personal labor in futility. But what I can say is that it is a film richly shot, beautifully written and acted so organically, I simply felt overwhelmed by its message for days after viewing it.
Those who live in a reality-based world understand that life's challenges tend to be more complex in nature.
Sophia Turkiewicz They walk among us--those agents of change--but sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are, especially in an era that...
All you need is to let yourself get inspired by Katniss' warrior ways. Here's what we think Katniss would like to do on vacation, given the chance -- and what you can do, too!
Red carpet screenings at The Buell and their requisite parties ushered in some of the big films, while the 200+ films being screened over the 12-day fete continue to intrigue, provoke, terrify and delight moviegoers.
Earlier this year, Sandra Oh made a graceful exit from the hit television series "Grey's Anatomy" after 10 seasons as the talented, loyal, driven and mercurial surgeon Cristina Yang.
We are our history, are we not? On December 9, the Auditorium Theatre celebrates its 125th Anniversary with a gala dinner and star-studded performance, hosted by actor, John Mahoney. Looking back, what kind of city would Chicago be if it didn't have the Auditorium Theatre?
I discovered this very little-known but fascinating murder case that few people outside law-enforcement circles have heard of. It involves the death of two children in the small, seaside Argentine town of Necochea in 1892. As I continued my research into the state of forensics in Argentina and the rest of the world at the time, I came across some very fascinating facts.
When it comes to fiction -- which today includes television, movies, video games, and other narrative media -- copying someone else's ideas is nothing new.
There is something deeper at work here. It is not a just a fear of death. Nobody is just afraid of death. People are afraid of life. Not having enough life. This is where The Gambler really missed the mark.
Here is a compendium of characters Didion herself might appreciate, and one which her own family is now joining.
When teachers are graded on their performance, there is rarely enough time to assess the out-of-classroom impact they might have on students as a result of such intangible qualities as personality, patience, tone of voice, and willingness to listen.