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- Prince Charles: Muslims are driving Christians from Mideast through persecution
- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
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- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
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Topic - Paul Dano
There's a grim, gripping momentum to "Prisoners," starting from its very first moments.
It's distracting at first: the fact that you're looking at Joseph Gordon-Levitt but he doesn't look exactly like the Joseph Gordon-Levitt you've come to know and love. Aren't his eyes brown? Isn't his nose longer and thinner? Even the blasé smirk on his face seems like an unfamiliar expression given his usual likable, boyish cool.
Sex is always interesting, but mix it with politics in a presidential campaign and it becomes downright sensational. First Amendment guarantees of free speech get lost in the protest when homosexual couples meet to make out at Chick-fil-A.
"The Dark Knight Rises" stayed atop the box office for the second straight weekend, making just over $64 million. But it's lagging behind the staggering numbers of its predecessor, 2008's "The Dark Knight."
"Being Flynn" is a movie about the sad decline of a once respected figure. But I'm not talking about the grudging father-son relationship at the heart of the story. I'm talking about Robert De Niro, the legendary actor who has firmly and perhaps finally cemented his own washed-up irrelevance.
A Balkan Muslim who killed two U.S. Air Force servicemen in March told a German judge Wednesday that he was motivated by the movie "Redacted," which was made as a political statement in 2007 by Hollywood director Brian De Palma, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and several high-profile movie industry producers.
A gunslinger with a dark past. A pretty girl on a mysterious mission. A grizzled rancher with a spoiled son, and a dusty, destitute town on the edge of civilization. Since the earliest days of motion pictures, Hollywood Westerns have mined gold from a handful of endlessly recyclable genre elements. This summer, it decided to add a new one to the mix: space aliens.