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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
 The shocking 2010 killing of a SeaWorld orca trainer by one of the killer whales cast the aquatic amusement park business in a cold light. The eye-opening documentary Blackfish reveals a pattern of attacks by orcas on their
03.15.2013 | | Posted at 10:40 AM

Carrell, Carrey and Buscemi in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

By David Luhrssen
 In the sleight of hand comedy, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Steve Carrell and Steve Buscemi pay a pair of glitsy Las Vegas show magicians confronted by Jim Carrey's "edgy" brand of contemporary performance. Consistently amusing and often laugh-out-loud funny, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone spoofs the conventions of show biz while satirizing the mindless greed of Vegas and the embrace of...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
  The Israeli secret service is justifiably known for its James Bond gadgets as well as its long reach. In the Oscar-nominated documentary The Gatekeepers, six former chiefs of Shin Bet are interviewed and discuss the frustrations of their job. After 1967, when Israel overran the Palestinians of the West Bank and Gaza, Israel's
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008

Laughing with Jim Carrey

Once there was a loan officer who said no to every application for money. If the story had been written anytime from six years ago through this September, a period when no one in banking denied anyone any sum, it could only have been meant as a fairy tale. Although Yes Man, the new Jim Carrey comedy, is a kind of fable, the moral of the story has less to do with economics than human responsibility. When we first meet the hapless loan officer Carl Allen (Carrey), he's fallen into the low-gear inertia of a dead-end job in a cul-de-sac life. After his wife left him, Carl's fallback for everything...