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A Baer Look Inside the CIA--and Torture

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Ximena Ortiz

The Senate torture report shows that detainee abuse was used not as a last, but sometimes as a first, resort after 9/11. Torture was executed not in a painstaking, precise manner, but by interrogators who lumbered casually and carelessly into it.

Movie Review: Inescapable

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are a number of people whose work I admire involved with Inescapable. So allow me to say some nice things about them before I talk about what is so wrong with this movie.

Movie Review: The Descendants -- The Year's Best Film

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll say it flat out -- Alexander Payne's new film, The Descendants, is my favorite of the year, a movie that manages to be heart-breaking and laugh-out-loud funny at the same time.

George Clooney: I Contemplated Suicide After Injury

Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment

Life as a movie star is not always so glamorous. It takes intense preparation, hard work, and a willingness to take significant risks, especially when...

George Clooney: 'Hollywood Could Teach a Lot to Politicians'

Felice Arenas | Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

Should Capitol Hill be looking to Hollywood for better scripts? Actor George Clooney thinks that while Democrats have accomplished a great deal for the U.S., they "have done a terrible job so far" of getting this through to Americans.

Sudan. Through Clooney's Eyes.

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

WASHINGTON (AP) - A group founded by American actor George Clooney said Tuesday it has teamed up with Google, a U.N. agency and anti-genocide organiza...

Alexander Siddig Is Part of Julian Schnabel's Latest Cinematic Canvas

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

"I am so confused about who I am in my life now, it's not even funny!" This joyful lament is that of the tall, dark drink of water that is actor Alexander Siddig, star of Cairo Time.

George Clooney Dating a Bhutto?

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shirin Sadeghi

Say it ain't so, George -- Syriana was impressive, but your international political credentials are rather outweighed by your international flings. If you really care about Fatima, you'll let her go...