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Waiting for all the Superheroes

Richard Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Richard Kessler

The simplicity underscoring much of the present debate belies just how complicated schools can be. The fact of the matter is that educating children is hard, complex, and long-term.

Cinefantastique Podcast: My Soul to Take

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Writer-director Wes Craven returns to the horror genre with My Soul to Take and the Cinefantastique Podcast is there to examine the results.

A "Bad Batch" of Pot Brownies in LA, Online

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

In movies, marijuana is depicted either a hilarious holy grail or a gateway to harder, darker substances.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Stephen Frears on 'Tamara Drewe' and Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck on It's Kind of a Funny Story

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Three filmmakers, two films, two comic views on how we humans strive, through all adversity, to find new ways to frak ourselves up. I know I promised ...

Having "the friendship talk" with your teenage daughter

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Dr. Levine, My daughter is in high school has had problems keeping friends since elementary school. From what I have observed when her...

Theater of the Every Day Epic

Lauren Gunderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Gunderson

In a world where shocking corruption, violence, and injustice meet stunning generosity, future-making discovery, and a rebellious hope, we need a theater that gives us new ideas, not just a good time.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Let Me In

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Can a disturbed young boy find true love with the vampire next door? Can Los Alamos, New Mexico afford more than one police officer? Can an American r...

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Can the director behind the stylized violence of 300 and Watchmen adapt to the animation medium? And what are the pitfalls is building a complete mythological world in a family-accessible film? Listen in and find out.

The Chronic Rift -- In Review: Never Let Me Go

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Following up my recent appearance on The Chronic Rift's Fall Movie Preview show(s -- it was actually broken into two episodes), I make my debut as the...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Never Let Me Go with Mark Romanek

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Our stalwart editor Steve Biodrowski couldn't make the recording session for this episode -- he said it had something to do with his teaching gig; we ...

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Catching Up:2001 & Avatar & Spoilers & Claustrophobia

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Maybe you missed our free-form follow up to the Cinefantastique Podcast last week. Then again, maybe you have a life. In any case, we didn't manage to...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Gaspar Noé on Enter the Void

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Kinda sorry I'm going to see Legend of the Guardians in IMAX 3D this weekend, and not Gaspar Noé's new film, Enter the Void. This is the movie that c...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Devil

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week, the CFQ Podcasters Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski suffer the flames of perdition as they go for a horrifying elevator ride to Hell in Devil.

Mighty Movie Podcast: A Chat with Ben Lyons

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

So how about a little break from the filmmaker interviews? Yellow Tail -- the wine people -- have started up a new website that recruits film critics ...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D with Ali Larter

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Is there life after the apocalypse? Find out on this week's episode of the Cinefantastique Podcast, as Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrow...

Mighty Movie Podcast Interviews: Hideaway (Le Refuge) & Bran Nue Dae

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Gonna warn you up front: The two films covered in this week's episode are so different that you might get the bends when we transition from one to ano...

CFQ Post-Mortem: Machete is a Genre Film? & Paul W.S. Anderson: Auteur

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Summer's gone and so is the Cinefantastique Podcast's Summer Wrap-up Episode. In its wake, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski debate t...

Cinefantastique Podcast: 2010 Summer Wrap-Up of Sci-Fi, Horror, & Fantasy Film

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's a special Labor Day edition of the Cinefantastique Podcast. Eschewing the usual round-up of news and reviews, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and S...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Sean Baker on Prince of Broadway

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It would appear Sean Baker is equally comfortable with the real and the surreal. On TV, he's one of the perpetrators of the satirical puppet show, Gre...

CFQ Post-Mortem: Predators Redux & Tons o' Exorcisms

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

After casting the devil out of The Last Exorcism, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski exercise their analytic on other possession movie...

Analyzing Dexter: Psychologists and Criminologists Explain Why They Are Smitten

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bella DePaulo

Do you know about Dexter the lovable serial killer? The first time I watched an episode, I could not believe what I just experienced. I was rooting fo...

Cinefantastique Podcast: The Last Exorcism

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the mood for an exorcism? Then join Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski as they scourge the unclean spirits of THE LAST EXORCISM, ca...

CFQ Post-Mortem: The Worlds of Ray Bradbury and William Castle

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dan Persons

August 22, 2010 was fantasy author Ray Bradbury's 90th birthday. In celebration, this week's Post-Mortem podcast examines his career, including the many film and television adaptations of his work.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Neil Marshall on Centurion & Danièle Thompson on Change of Plans

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This weekend's releases offer up some tantalizing choices: Do you want to go witty and urbane with a sharply observed dinner comedy from France? Or wo...

The Chronic Rift: Fall 2010 Sci-Fi, Horror, & Fantasy Film Preview -- Part II

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

If Tron: Legacy, Harry Potter, and The Illusionist don't give you the tingles, hang on kid, cause that's just the smallest fraction of what's coming up in November and December.