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  • Stars to light up Newport

    Stars to light up Newport
    More than three decades before opening night of the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival at Edwards Big Newport, festival co-founder Todd Quartararo sat in the same packed theater, watching "Star Wars." "It was incredible — here is a film that...
  • 'Contagion' review: It's a tense, germ-y world out there

    'Contagion' review: It's a tense, germ-y world out there
    *** (out of four) A woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) lies dead on an examination table. Her head has been opened up to reveal not congealed self-satisfaction and vegan muffins (like in Paltrow’s actual head) but evidence that a new disease has done some...
  • Reel Critics: 'Contagion' develops into gripping modern tale

    "Contagion" is the latest film about a deadly virus that threatens humankind. It borrows from movies like "Outbreak" and "The Andromeda Strain." But the basic concept goes all the way back to the real Black Death of the Middle Ages. A healthy person...
  • 10 things you might not know about epidemics

    10 things you might not know about epidemics
    Fear of epidemics is spreading from movie theater to movie theater, with "Contagion" all over the screen. But real-life epidemics have been reported recently as well — measles in Somalia, dengue fever in Pakistan, encephalitis in India. Here are...
  • 'Piano Rats' by Franki Elliot

    'Piano Rats' by Franki Elliot
    I used to enjoy poetry. I'd go to spoken word events nonstop, attend theater performances such as HBO's "Def Poetry" tour and read poetry books. Then there came a time when I was bored out of my mind with poems about drugs, suicide, bad relationships...
  • New Rush hospital designed to treat infectious threats

    New Rush hospital designed to treat infectious threats
    A visitor would expect to see the latest weapons in the battle against heart disease or cancer at the new Rush University Medical Center. But the hospital — which will give the public a sneak preview Dec. 10 — is also stocked with an...