Clooney's actors shine in The Monuments Men, and that's almost enough.
It's a rare thing to catch Senator Ted Cruz looking sheepish. There have been no documented cases since he swaggered onto the public stage during the 2012 Republican primary looking cocksure despite plenty of occasions (see: shutting down the government) where it might have been appropriate to show ... More >>
Salinger would make Holden Caulfield puke.
The killing Saturday of former Navy Seal Chris Kyle at a gun range near Fort Worth prompted a call to my office phone from a retired Dallas police officer. He was upset by use of the word "sniper" to describe Kyle's specialty as a soldier, pointing out that "sniper" was never used to describe Americ ... More >>
"When do we get to go home?" Alice Gossett inquired, a little irritably. She wore brown pajamas and soft purple booties. Tiny in her wheelchair, her feet didn't quite reach the ground. "As soon as we get our treat!" the nurse answered, beaming at her. Gossett was not impressed. "Never mind our t ... More >>
And what's with that 3-D?
From Governor Rick Perry's Flickr pageRick Perry and Sarah Palin at that Heroic Media event at the Majestic Theatre last NovemberSpeaking of over-the-weekenders, the morning paper had a pay wall piece Saturday about Governor Rick Perry's "call to prayer for a nation in crisis" scheduled for Augus ... More >>
I've learned quite a bit about Ed Malouf this morning -- like the fact that all nine of his children with wife Marie, and three of their 23 grandchildren, went to Bishop Lynch, where Ed is said to have literally built the field house with his bare hands while Marie taught theology and worked as a ... More >>
No matter the runtime and budget, Spike Lee's World War II drama is an epic bore
See the fighter planes of yesteryear
The Modern screens a thought-provoker
Back home in Holland, Paul Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller
Anselm Kiefer probes the minefield of German identity after WWII
Downfall chronicles Hitler's last days with an awkward note of sympathy
Recon Vintage Militaria
Associated Press photographers returned with Memories of World WarII
SMU's Bryan Mark Rigg uncovers the story of Hitler's Jewish soldiers
Computer game designers in Bedford re-create the greatest generation online
Charlie Chaplin does his best Little Hitler
Sadly, in a Dark Blue World even war heroes can be treated like villains
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
Same Old Prejudice, Gutsy Gal, Sick Kids
At the Gates, a gripping showdown is bungled by a love triangle
Arthur Miller shouldn't throw stones
Bronco Bowl, August 5
Spielberg perfectly--and horrifyingly--captures the humanity and horror of WWII
T3's inspired production offers fresh insight into a timeless tragedy
The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl confronts one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century