STAR TREK – INTO DARKNESS (132 minutes) Directed by J.J. Abrams Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana Four years is a long time to wait for a movie sequel – the whole of the original Star Trek television series only ran for three years before cancellation in 1969 – but boy, oh boy, was it worth the wait
If artists are described as legendary they are often either dead or an excitable journalist couldn’t find a better adjective. And then there are artists like Mavis Staples
How did Prince close out South by Southwest Music Festival’s week-long showcase of rock ‘n roll By naturally throwing a totally different kind of party: a grooving, brass band-backed funk fest that stretched to 3am and outlasted many fans lucky enough to get inside the exclusive show that also featured A Tribe Called Quest.
Correction Appended: April 16, 2009 For the past several years, I’ve been harboring a fantasy, a last political crusade for the baby-boom generation. We, who started on the path of righteousness, marching for civil rights and against the war in Vietnam, need to find an appropriately high-minded approach to life’s exit ramp
From the epochal to the mundane, the decisions of Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew have steered the history of his island nation for more than half a century. But as the political party Lee founded in 1954 seeks to shore up its sliding fortunes with a younger and more politically outspoken electorate, the 87-year-old man regarded as modern Singapore’s founding father has withdrawn from day-to-day governance by quitting his Cabinet post along with Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, who succeeded Lee as Prime Minister in 1990
In the boardroom at DC Comics, a life-size statue of Clark Kent sits in a chair reading the Daily Planet. Lately the talk is probably making him a little nervous.
The Holocaust is a crime that never seems to quit.
First, a disclaimer: unlike some of my tech-pundit peers, I don’t claim to be uncannily prescient.
Every dress tells a story, and Catherine Middleton’s wedding dress tells one of a new generation of royalty building on British traditions and of the elegance and modernity of a young bride.
A new generation of historians finds new meanings in the past The American .