The year 2015 was surprisingly strong for movies overall, arguably the best since 2007.Read more "Milan Paurich’s 10 Best of 2015"
By Pamela Zoslov The most popular sport in the U.S is not football, basketball or baseball — it’s denial. In a landscape dominated by big business, Americans have been told that cigarettes don’t cause cancer, that meat is good for you, that guns don’t kill people, and other lies that serve the interests of money. […]Read more "Your Brain on Football: Concussion"
From Joy Mangano’s ragmops-to-riches story, Russell has created a pulsing multi-generational Horatio Alger fable that, like its title, is well suited to the season.Read more "Ragmops to Riches: Joy"
“Do you feel it was a crazy life?” biographer Weld asks of her Paris adventures. “Yes,” Peggy replies. “It was all about art or love.” She had acquired a taste for art, abstract and surreal, and a yen for artists and writers.Read more "Art and Love: Peggy Guggenheim"
The movie, co-written by Lee and Kevin Willmott, is electric, crackling with energy, music, swagger and sex – and language, much of it, impressively, in verse.Read more "Chi-Raq: Chicago Hope"