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'The Club': A Gathering Of Men In Exile

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:00am

Chile's selection for the Oscar for foreign language film is admirable but arduous, following a story of defrocked priests living in a house together.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' 'Grease,' TV Musicals

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:00am

It's a show full of good tunes as we visit with the CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and take a tour of the recent spate of televised live musicals (with more to come).

Confronting Loss While Scaling 'The High Mountains Of Portugal'

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:00am

Yann Martel, author of The Life of Pi, conjures up three stories grounded in grief and magical realism in his latest novel, The High Mountains of Portugal.

'Hail, Caesar!' Will Make You Miss Movies With Exclamation Points

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:00pm

The 17th film from the Coen Brothers stars George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Brolin and lots more in a rollicking tale of old Hollywood.

The Romance Of Writing And The Beauty Of Maine On Full Display

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:00pm

Tumbledown, a romantic drama starring Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis, follows a woman whose fierce efforts to defend her late husband's memory lead to co-writing his biography.

After 40 Long Years, A Cold Winter For Estranged Brothers

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:00pm

Rams, an Icelandic film that follows two feuding brothers through a crisis and a long winter, is an intense and tender tone piece that conveys deep and bitter loneliness.

These 'Zombies' Make An Austen Update Even The Undead Can't Revive

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:00pm

Despite the success of the book Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, the adapted film does little to successfully marry the Jane Austen classic with anything interestingly scary.

In Baby's 'First Bite,' A Chance To Shape A Child's Taste

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:56am

Bee Wilson's new book, First Bite, examines how genetics, culture, memory and early feeding patterns influence the palate. She says babies are most open to new flavors between ages 4 and 7 months.

Got A Second For 'Haikus With Hotties'? Now, You Can Enjoy Them All Year

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:00am

"Haikus with Hotties" is more than just a cheeky calendar — it's challenging the way Asian-American men are portrayed in the media.

Scouring Brazil For A Celebrated Novelist

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:00am

When a renowned Brazilian writer mysteriously vanishes in Idra Novey's novel Ways to Disappear, her children and an American translator work to uncover the reason behind the writer's disappearance.

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