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Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland: The Anti-Dystopian Sci Fi Movie

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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I get that things are bad.  But what can we do to fix them? So says Tomorrowland’s spunky heroine Casey Newton (Britt Robertson of The

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Woman in Gold – Reclaiming What Was Stolen

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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The Neue Galerie on Madison Avenue will open its exhibit, Gustav Klimt and Adele Bloch-Bauer: The Woman in Gold, one day after the film, starring

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Cinderella

Disney’s Cinderella Is Charming

Friday, March 13th, 2015
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The Disney vault is deep indeed. Disney characters, stories, and even theme park rides are continually and creatively mined for box office winners. Johnny Depp

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Oscar de la Renta – Class and Style

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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On the October 21st CBS Morning News, the female anchors paid tribute to designer Oscar de la Renta by wearing his dresses – a bright

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George

George Clooney’s Love Affair with Italy

Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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No doubt about it: Hollywood has fallen for Italy, the country becoming the favorite place for stars to celebrate their fairy tales weddings. Just to

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Five Films With Lethal Weather

Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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Say one thing about the new release Into the Storm –  it’s certainly topical. With freak storms, tornados, tsunamis, and more becoming all too regular occurrences,

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The Monuments Men: A Rag Tag Team…of Art Archivists

Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Is a painting worth dying for? I enjoyed Monuments Men, which apparently puts me in the minority of critics, at least according to the Tomatometer.

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Gravity: Sitting in a Tin Can Far Above the World…

Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Life in space is impossible. So goes the narrative exposition that kicks off Alfonso Cuaron’s (Children of Men, Y Tu Mama Tambien) dizzying new masterpiece

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