| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Riegelsville has a population of fewer than 900 but nestled in the teeny Bucks Country community is a world-class operation.
The father/son team of John Poole and John Poole Jr. run Corinth Films, a distributor of classic cinema and new theatrical...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:11 PM
When E.T., the extraterrestrial, and his human chum Elliott reached across the cosmos to share a luminous touch of the fingertips, Anthony Goldschmidt was the unseen hand that brought them together.
Goldschmidt also was on the job when Thelma and Louise...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:15 PM
From childhood, Nadine Gordimer understood the cruelties of apartheid.
"I went to the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy," the daughter of poor South African whites recalled years ago, "but there was no mercy for blacks. I went to dancing classes, blacks were...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The title the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has attached to its ongoing festival — "Truth to Power" — would apply far better to the contrasting political satires Chicago Opera Theater is staging for its spring season at the Merle Reskin Theatre...
| Jun 24, 2014
To the editor: The Nuremberg trials forced the Nazis to account for their wartime atrocities. Unfortunately, thousands evaded justice. And though decades have passed since humanity's darkest hour, the pursuit of justice for Holocaust crimes never grows...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Bible tells us that all the world's troubles began with Adam and Eve taking fateful bites of forbidden fruit.
The German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder captured the moment in 1530, painting Adam and Eve on paired wooden panels that...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Government forces made a major advance Saturday in a nearly three-month fight against pro-Russian militants, raising the national flag back over the town of Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine.
“Mr. President, the order to liberate Slovyansk has been...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
A former civilian employee at Ft. Carson near Colorado Springs, Colo., is headed to trial over allegations that he threatened to turn the Army base into "Ft. Columbine" and "Ft. Hood Part 2" in a massacre.
Douglas Kunz, who has pleaded not guilty and...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Brad Pitt is back on the World War II battlefield in "Fury," writer-director David Ayer's upcoming action-drama about a tank crew in Nazi Germany, and Sony has unveiled the first footage from the film, which you can watch above.
Set in 1945, during...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for World War II drama "Fury," starring Brad Pitt as a sergeant named Wardaddy.
"If you think it can't get worse, it can and it will. The dying's not done. The killing's not done. I promised my crew a long time...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:51 PM
President Barack Obama's favorability ratings are low, Iraq is collapsing, there's a humanitarian crisis brewing on our border with Mexico and Hillary Clinton is making tone-deaf comments about her personal wealth.
It's an opportune time for the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"HEDDA, I think it's time you just shut the f--k up!"
That was Elizabeth Taylor at the premiere of "The Sandpiper," back in 1965. Hedda was sitting a few seats behind Elizabeth and Richard Burton. Hopper, a rabid "red-baiter" and supporter of Sen. Joe...