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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Oliver Stone's hardboiled story of guns, money and dope

Marijuana is big business and with the rise of the Mexican cartels, there is...
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
 Happy New Year: In the Hillbrow neighborhood of Johannesburg, South Africa, celebrants apparently decided to abandon an ensconced tradition and not hurl furniture from high-rise apartments. (The Hillbrow custom was highlighted on one social-networking website, along with the
06.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Trains have long been the setting for crime stories and thrillers. They are ideal as confined spaces in motion, roomy enough for greater interplay between passengers than the coach class cabin of a jetliner. As claustrophobic enclosures making their transit through a dark underworld, subway trains are better still. Oddly, subway movies are relatively scarce, even if renditions of The Taki...
11.21.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
It can�t touch Harry Potter for scope of popularity but in some pockets of pop culture, the Twilight series has reached Beatlemania in intensity. The �young adult� novels about a handsome teenage vampire boy and the mortal girl who loves him have sold 17 million copies. Just like the Hogwarts brigade but on a smaller scale, the announcement of a movie adaptation stirred speculation, consternatio...