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  • Jackson plays challenging role of 'Ring'-bearer

    NEW YORK - So universal is the interest in J.R.R. Tolkien that the bespectacled image of Peter Jackson, the 40-year-old New Zealander who co-adapted and directed three films of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy in one swoop, has now been seen by more people than Jackson's previous movies combined, including Heavenly Creatures and The Frighteners.
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...

    Topsy-turvy romance 'Upside Down' turns out to be a bit flat ★★

    Topsy-turvy romance 'Upside Down' turns out to be a bit flat ★★
    All you need is love, according to "Upside Down," to save your planet from the dystopian doldrums. Nice sentiment: Fritz Lang's "Metropolis," among others, got there first. This new movie — like its heroine, a little foggy in the noggin — is...

    Director Fritz Lang

    Director Fritz Lang

    Astral Weeks: A sci-fi master's beginnings

    Astral Weeks: A sci-fi master's beginnings
    "I am submitting the enclosed short story 'LIFE-LINE' for either 'Astounding' or 'Unknown,'" Robert A. Heinlein wrote to editor John Campbell in 1939, "because I am not sure which policy it fits the better." The former magazine published science fiction,...