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The Life of Pi

52 Books, 52 Weeks, Week 13: A New Life for Pi

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 06.01.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

The book won me over from the first chapter and I was lost in Martel's imagination in a way I rarely am. I found it just as enjoyable on the re-read; not a perfect book, but one whose popularity, both critical and sales-wise, I perfectly understand.

52 Books, 52 Weeks, Week 12: Taking Flight

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

The Aviator's Wife is about Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charles Lindbergh's wife. A fictional account of her life, it covers the period from when Anne first met Charles, in Mexico of all places, where Anne's father was serving as the U.S. ambassador, to Charles' death.

Don't Believe the Hype

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The dividing lines have already been drawn -- and continue to be drawn -- about what should or shouldn't be among the year-end awards contenders. And the biggest line, of course, has to do with The Master.

At the 50th New York Film Festival You Root for the Fish!

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.29.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

For its 50th edition, the New York Film Festival has pulled out all the stops with an array of films that highlight the enormous range and versatility of cinema. Here's a list of must-sees from among films I've viewed so far.

From 'The Master' To 'Django Unchained,' 57 Movies To Watch This Fall

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment

If the end of summer has you down, there's some good news on the horizon: With fall comes the release of many, many new films -- from the highly antic...

PHOTOS: 'Life Of Pi' The Movie

Posted 04.26.2012 | Books

"Life of Pi" was THE book of the mid-2000s. Written by Canadian author Yann Martel, the story of the Indian boy and a lifeboat filled with animals won...