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  • The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations

    The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations
    Cancer lends itself to the realms of myth. Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast. Where actual mythological monsters are...
  • The Siren's Call: A beastly menagerie

    The Siren's Call: A beastly menagerie
    Scan through digital images from the Aberdeen Bestiary and you'll find a marvelous stew of myth and reality. Alongside familiar animals — leopards, panthers, hyenas — this glorious 12th century illuminated manuscript includes some strange...
  • Summer reading: 60 titles for 92 days

    Summer reading: 60 titles for 92 days
    JUNE Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl Daniel Pinkwater Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pinkwater brings a magical realist perspective to YA fiction in the third volume of the series that begins with "The Yggyssey" and "The Neddiad." The Clock Without a...
  • 'Clash of the Titans' says it loud: A Pegasus that is black and proud

     
    Screenwriters Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi had a Herculean task with "Clash of the Titans" -- how do you hold on to the heroic touchstones from the beloved (but now wildly dated) 1981 original film and still make a 21st......
  • 'Clash of the Titans' director and Hero Complex in Santa Monica on Thursday

     
    "Clash of the Titans" hits theaters Friday with an epic scale and spirit of adventure that jumps off the screen, and not just because of the 3-D effects. The film and its director, Louis Leterrier, make a strong visual statement......
  • 'Clash of the Titans'

    'Clash of the Titans'
    Though it was shown in 3-D in some theaters, that process was added after the movie had been completed, so this remake of the sandals-and-sorcery epic doesn't lose much visually on video. It also doesn't have Ray Harryhausen's special-effects wizardry,...