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What Moms Really Want

Laura Reyes | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Laura Reyes

We moms are used to temper tantrums and irrational behavior. We get it from our kids, we get it from elected officials and we get it from the right-wing media. (At least one of those groups will grow out of it, we tell ourselves.) That doesn't mean we're going to put up with it.

Short but Sweet: The Ten Best American Movies Under 90 Minutes

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

While comedies are certainly well represented on this list (reminder to Hollywood: they do lend themselves to brevity), you'll also find dramas, westerns, war films, horror and suspense. A smorgasbord!

A Look at Vera Caspary's 'Laura' (1943)

M.J. Rose | Posted 07.31.2012 | Books
M.J. Rose

Vera Caspary wrote thrillers -- but not like any other author of her time, male or female. Her specialty was a specific type that she pioneered -- the psycho thriller.

Autumn in New York, Cinema Style

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cathy Whitlock

Cinema has provided a glamorous, coveted and implausible world filled with trendsetting decor and wraparound terraces against a seemingly endless Manhattan skyline -- all built on a soundstage.

Rubbernecking: The Fashion Show, Week Two

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The challenge this week is to create three looks for socialite Tinsley Mortimer: a look for an art gallery gala, a country club luncheon, and a rock concert backstage after-party.

The Best Original Movie Scores By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Surveying the historical span of filmmaking, the use of original music appears more prevalent from the dawn of sound through the 1970s -- or perhaps it's just that the scores themselves were more memorable over this period.