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  • Rome Film Review: 'Acrid'

    Novice helmer-scripter Kiarash Asadizadeh employs a "La Ronde"-like structure in "Acrid," an uneven tale of infidelity and disastrous relationships designed to reveal the broken bonds of contempo family life in Iran. Focusing on four main couplings,...
  • In Theory: What do you think of Pope Francis?

    Pope Francis has received praise from all quarters for pausing to hold a severely disfigured man. While receiving an audience in St. Peter's Square, Francis spent several minutes comforting and praying with the unnamed person, who sufferers from...
  • Planning a European itinerary

    During my college years, I traveled to Europe every summer. Back then, I'd start hatching my plans in spring: First I'd determine how much time I could get away for, and then I'd buy a cheap plane ticket to Europe. After that, I'd figure out where I'd...
  • Missed connection and delayed baggage: What are my rights?

    Missed connection and delayed baggage: What are my rights?
    A reader recently recounted his experience traveling from Cincinnati to Rome with his wife, including missed connections and delayed baggage. His experiences raise issues that could happen to anyone. Their tickets were with Delta Airlines from Cincinnati...
  • EU better off as concentric powers, not US imitation

    PARIS -- Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is not the only European convinced that the European crisis, now a political as well as economic crisis, can only be solved by pressing forward -- ever forward! -- to an ever more closely unified European Union,...
  • The second pope

    The wire services routinely refer to Benedict XVI, now the pope emeritus, as the first pontiff to abdicate in modern times. But few of the news stories go into the classic example of a papal abdication, and explain just who this earlier pope was, and...
  • What's in a name? A lot when a pope chooses it

    Habemus Papam! We have a pope! That was the word, or rather the words, from St. Peter's Basilica on Wednesday, and it wasn't just a worldwide church that had awaited the news, but the world itself. And the news was good, as in the Good News. For...
  • Easter, the gardener's version

    But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. And they say unto...
  • Of Athens and Jerusalem

    Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history...
  • Go away with Blair Underwood

    Go away with Blair Underwood
    Fans are used to seeing Blair Underwood playing a variety of roles: a hotshot attorney ("L.A. Law"), a charismatic doctor ("Sex and the City") and a ruthless businessman ("Dirty Sexy Money"). But in the new NBC series "Ironside," Underwood tackles the...
  • Go away with Sophie Flack

    Go away with Sophie Flack
    In her debut novel, "Bunheads," Sophie Flack writes with an insider's knowledge about the world of ballet. A former ballerina with the New York City Ballet, the 28-year-old artist, author and college student writes of an environment where surreal beauty...
  • Rome To Open With Italo Laffer 'Fifth Wheel'

    The Rome Film Festival will open with Italo laffer "The Fifth Wheel," by frequent hitmaker Giovanni Veronesi, produced by Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia and Fandango. Touted as being in the classic Italian comedy vein, "Wheel" stars Elio Germano ("...