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  • Review: 'The Last Days on Mars' shows space exploration's scary side

    Review: 'The Last Days on Mars' shows space exploration's scary side
    Lean, muscular and on the money, "The Last Days on Mars" takes a familiar story and tells it so tautly that we are pleased to be on board. The debut feature for Los Angeles-based Irish filmmaker Ruairi Robinson and written by Clive Dawson (adapting...
  • Sundance Unveils 2014 Premieres, Documentary Premieres

    An unusually strong international flavor pervades the Sundance Film Festival's Premieres slate, with new pictures from British helmer Michael Winterbottom, Irish directors Lenny Abrahamson and John Michael McDonagh, Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn, Welsh-...
  • Theater review: 'The Steward of Christendom' leans too much on words

     Theater review: 'The Steward of Christendom' leans too much on words
    Whatever form Irish novelist and playwright Sebastian Barry happens to be working in, you can be sure that he will be drunk with language. Words make him swoon. He loves the way they sound and slide off each other, the singsong rhythms they fall into...
  • 'Don't block intersection' road markings: Good for the Lehigh Valley?

    Q: I know the mess at the intersection of Route 22 and MacArthur Road is only temporary because of the construction, but I see a lot of intersections being blocked there and elsewhere (including in New York City). Recently I was in Ireland, where two...
  • Ireland first to emerge from financial bailout

    LONDON – After three difficult years, Ireland is to emerge from its financial bailout program Sunday, the first nation to do so out of the five Eurozone countries that have had to seek rescue funds from international lenders. But official relief...
  • Peter O'Toole Dies; 'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Was 81

    Irish-born stage and screen actor Peter O'Toole, who became an international star in the title role of David Lean's Oscar-winning epic "Lawrence of Arabia," died on Saturday at age 81. He was undoubtedly one of the greatest actors of his generation....
  • Peter O'Toole, 'Lawrence of Arabia' star, dies at 81

    Actor Peter O’Toole, the swashbuckling star who received eight Academy Award nominations over a distinguished film career, died Saturday in London, his agent, Steve Kenis, said in an email to The Times. O’Toole was 81. A cause of death was...
  • Acting great Peter O'Toole, who starred in 'Lawrence of Arabia,' dies at 81

    Acting great Peter O'Toole, who starred in 'Lawrence of Arabia,' dies at 81
    Peter O'Toole, the willowy and mesmerizing actor who became an overnight sensation in the 1962 film epic "Lawrence of Arabia," died Saturday in a London hospital. He was 81. His death, which was confirmed by his agent, came after a prolonged,...
  • Egypt constitution referendum campaign begins with flap over banner

    Egypt constitution referendum campaign begins with flap over banner
    CAIRO -- The pictures were supposed to depict a cross-section of Egyptian society. But they somehow didn’t look quite right -- and as it turned out, they weren’t. A massive banner that was displayed Sunday during a nationally televised...
  • YouTube Channel Now Playing on Roku

    After three years of wrangling, Roku and YouTube have finally come to terms on a pact that will add access to the No. 1 Internet video site to the latest generation of the Roku set-top boxes. The YouTube channel launched Tuesday on the Roku 3 in the U.S....
  • Phil Vettel recommends buffalo chicken wings

    Phil Vettel recommends buffalo chicken wings
    The happy truth about Buffalo (and other style) chicken wings: Respectable to very good wings aren't hard to make. Fry 'em right (that is, until the skin is good and crispy), douse them in sauce (hot sauce, butter and vinegar are the base components of...
  • 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me,' 'Mary Poppins' Join National Film Registry

    "Pulp Fiction," "Roger & Me," "The Magnificent Seven," "Mary Poppins," "Judgment at Nuremberg" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" are among 25 films selected by the Library of Congress this year to be added to its National Film Registry. The...