"Just six years ago, we were living under one man and his dictatorship. Now, you can do anything you want in Tunisia."
Fab French nutball director Luc Besson will try anything. But that doesn‘t mean he can get away with everything. In his gonzo science-fiction extravaganza Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets-adapted from the graphic-novel series Valrian et Laureline by Pierre Christin and illustrator Jean-Claude Mzires-he reaches for the stars and comes away with a
The latest one is a thrill--and a hit. But how does it stack up against the rest?
The Last Tycoon, an unfinished novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald published in 1941, a year after his death, is a nervy piece of work. The draft jitters with desperation, as if Fitzgerald were trying to craft, sentence by sentence and aphorism by aphorism, a hit. The perspective shifts almost at random and the plot, about
Jason Bateman is among the most recognizable TV stars of our time. His dry turn as the harried, dutiful scion to a family of petty crooks on Arrested Development, burnished by endless viewings on , hasn‘t held him back from trying to become something more than just another comic actor. More may not be more
If you are what you eat, Eleanor Roosevelt was leftovers on toast. Culinary historian Laura Shapiro has memorialized one of the world‘s most celebrated cooks in Julia Child: A Life and dissected American food culture in two other works. In her latest, What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women the Food That Tells Their Stories,
Ryan Gattis‘ new novel, Safe, pits two narrators against each other-both of them bad guys trying to be good. Ricky Mendoza Jr., a.k.a. Ghost, a former addict who cracks safes for the DEA, has decided to go rogue in a ghetto Robin Hood plot to steal from gangsters to pay off mortgages of those in
A year ago mainstream journalists were insignificant-usurped by bloggers, tweeters, podcasters and selfies of women doing yoga. But now we‘re getting into personal feuds with the President, a distinction once reserved for dictators, political rivals, union leaders and Donald Trump. President Trump spends more time on journalism criticism than Columbia‘s graduate school. He‘s insulted journalists
The Vice President turned climate-change activist talks about his new movie, disappointment with Donald Trump and escaping on his redneck yacht Why release An Inconvenient Sequel now? Ten years after the first movie seemed like an appropriate time to check in on what‘s changed-and as it turned out, a lot has changed. The climate-related extreme
(WASHINGTON) Republican senators are hunkering down in a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. Yet after a face-to-face lecture from President Donald Trump, around two dozen of them staged a nearly three-hour bargaining session Wednesday night to resolve disputes over repealing and replacing President Barack
Including sending armed law enforcement agents to polling places
He was sentenced to 33 years in prison in 2008
‘People got here much earlier than we thought"
By most accounts, Simpson has a clean prison record and a good chance for release
A 24-hour strike aims to show disapproval of plans to change the constitution
Sweden carries on the disrupted legacy of Boaty McBoatface
The case is one of several morality scandals to shake the reputation of Thailand‘s Buddhist order
Three reporters were recently arrested under a draconian association law
"Give it hell, John."
It‘s somewhat fitting that the politically outspoken actress is joining a season based around the2016 election
Russia had long pushed the U.S. to end the program
China makes the mostplastic, followed by Europe and North America.
"He is the toughest person I know. The cruelest enemy could not break him"