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Senator Talks Role In New Batman Movie

The Huffington Post | Diane Jeanty | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

What role will Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie? "I can't say," Stabenow chuckled i...

Why Mega-Cities Are Mega-Awesome: 8 Bustling Metropolises We Love

Oyster | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Though they may be a bit busier than the countryside, cities are hubs of history, culture, and entertainment. So we suggest you leave the quiet country behind and give the city a whirl. Here are eight megacities we can't get enough of.

Classics in HD -- Film School 101 at Symphony Space

Christopher Atamian | Posted 09.20.2014 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

Under the expert curatorial guidance of Ed Budz, the Thalia theater at Symphony Space is offering a remarkable cinematic series this summer. Appropriately if prosaically titled Classics in HD, it includes some of the most memorable films in 20th century film history.

Cows, Sacred or Otherwise: Another Overrated Movies Blog

Jon Eig | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

We all have one. Some of us have two or three. It may be a movie. It may be an actor. But there's no doubt there is some film-related icon that you just don't get. Everybody else loves it, or him, or her, but not you.

Joy to the World!

George Heymont | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

What if you want something more substantial than a glorified commercial to tickle your fancy? What if you're craving something more satisfying than a severely overpriced bucket of popcorn?

Does Downtown Need Frank Gehry?

Jack Skelley | Posted 05.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

The question is whether Gehry and the other mega projects can, starting from scratch, capture the magic Downtown is already generating. Will they selfishly corral pedestrians? Will they be bunkers and monoliths? Will L.A. commit the same old errors?

What Becomes Of Metropolis After 'Man Of Steel'?

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Man of Steel opened to a triumphant box office take over the past weekend. Though there are still some questions lingering about the end of the movie. (If you haven't seen Man of Steel, this might be a good time to stop reading.) At the end of Man of Steel, Superman and Zod stage a long and very costly battle that leaves much of Metropolis in ruins. Here, to talk about what it was like in Metropolis on that day, we interviewed a resident of Metropolis, U.S.A.

Movie Review: Man of Steel

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Zack Snyder widens his view as a director with Man of Steel, taking a proclivity for creating startling images in the service of storytelling and using it to enlarge and expand the action.

Ryan Grim

Nuclear Regulator Caught In Conflicted Situation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner William Ostendorff has invested in Honeywell International Inc., an NRC licensee, since as early as 2009...

Grant-Funded Journalism Outfit Closes. Is There Any Hope?

Liz Spikol | Posted 04.12.2013 | Media
Liz Spikol

Metropolis broke stories. They provided analysis of issues that were cloudy. They covered minority communities that traditional media ignored. But they couldn't have done so without money -- can't do so, as it turns out.

Conversations With Emeli Sandé and Tanita Tikaram, Plus Beth Hart's Video Exclusive "Over You"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Ancient 'New York City' Of Canada Discovered

Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/10/2012 10:12 AM EDT on LiveScience Today New York City is the Big Apple of the Northeast ...

WATCH: How A World Champion Masturbator Spends His Day (NSFW)

Posted 12.22.2011 | Weird News

WARNING: Some links contain pictures of explicit, NSFW content. World champion masturbator Masanobu Sato isn't shy. He's pleasured himself in f...

On The Artist, The Lure of Nostalgia, and Ten Silent Movies Worth Talking Up

John Farr | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Just when you start believing there's no hope for anything daring and original coming out of Movieland, something gets released that surprises you. The Artist is one such movie -- and what's new about it is that it's old.

Our Cinematic History Is At Stake: Film Archives And Apocalypse In 0's And 1's

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

What would it take to wipe out a digital archive? What would it mean when all of our archives of film, books, everything stored in digital form is wiped out during intense solar storm electro-magnetic activity?

Weekend Agenda: 'Metropolis' Jams Out, CycLAvia & More!

| Katie Bain | Posted 12.07.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend we’ve got indie music on the Eastside, craft beer on the Westside and the eighties era update of a 1927 film classic in between. Whethe...

New York Ordered to Release Student Test Data With Teachers' Names Attached

The Wall Street Journal | Lisa Fleisher | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

By Lisa Fleisher, The Wall Street Journal A New York state appellate court has ruled New York City must release reports that measure public school ...

PHOTOS: Architecture Of The Future?

Adel Zakout | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
Adel Zakout

The 1926 sci-fi masterpiece Metropolis by Fritz Lang opens with a stunning sequence of machinery in motion, followed by an anonymous workers' crowd de...

Street Art: A Window to a City's Soul

Dylan Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dylan Kendall

Around the world artists give voice to those who want to create change in their cities. Los Angeles is home to an army of influential artists, yet it is also home to third-world poverty.

Am I Dreaming, or Is Christopher Nolan's Inception Overrated?

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

One interesting aspect of waiting to see certain Hollywood blockbusters on DVD is that you hear a lot in advance from the people who plunk down the bi...

In Superman's Hometown, A Bitter Labor Dispute

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

METROPOLIS, Ill. — With a Mayberry-meets-Disney charm, this southern Illinois town has enthusiastically claimed Superman as its favorite son. A...

Best DVDs of 2010: Silent Film

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

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ABC's Amanpour Refuses to Ask Honeywell CEO About Locked Out Workers

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Elk

The case of the Metropolis plant lockout confirms what many of us already know: when journalists stop caring about worker's struggles, the natural result is that politicians like President Obama don't need to care either.

WATCH: BLOG WATCH> Suki Chan: Sleep Walk, Sleep Talk On Daily Serving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A city as large and as densely populated as London is sure to be brimming with such varied experiences. There are the stories of those who have been t...

Remembering H.A.V. Bulleid, Author and Pioneering Film Historian

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

Famous Library Films offers contemporary readers an uncommon perspective: one can read about silent film through the eyes of someone who came of age during the silent era.