A new book explores why marriage movies are just like marriages: hard to make work.
On this slow, gray Black Friday, allow me to spend some of the day suggesting gifts you need not stand in line (or put on pants or risk a pepper-spraying) to purchase. Over the last few days and weeks I've stockpiled a few auction items for the wish list; all, of course, are local lost-and-found ... More >>
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A friendly, disorganized guide to what won't be checked out at your local video store
Sydney Pollack does -- and his reliable, sturdy movies earn him this year's Great Director Award