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Low-budget flicks lead changes to film industry

By Angela Lu
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Movies | Changing technology shrinks the middle ground between handcrafted movies and blockbusters

Joan Rivers and me

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | We met by accident. How else could it have been with two people who are so different? Or are we? It was the early 1980s when a tabloid called me. They were…

A television program that promotes healing

By Cal Thomas
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Television | From 1948 to 1961, there was a show called This Is Your Life , hosted by Ralph Edwards. In it, an unsuspecting celebrity was lured to a place by a friend or…

Robin Williams: Comedy and tragedy

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to…

How Hollywood drags culture along

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | When I am out walking with my husband, I generally keep a few paces ahead of him, hoping I can get him to walk faster. This isn’t nice, but I divulge this…

Virtual reality is almost here

By Ben Cogan
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Entertainment | The futuristic visions of virtual reality that started in 1990s are closer than ever to revolutionizing video games, classrooms, and science. At this week’s…

Hollywood’s conservative culture shift

Hollywood’s conservative culture shift

By Kent Covington
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Q&A | Andrew Klavan is a two-time winner of the Edgar Award, awarded by the Mystery Writers of America. He’s written screenplays, and some of his best-selling…

Are we trading ‘street corners’ for social media with Miley Cyrus prayer pleas?

By Barnabas Piper
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Technology | By now nearly everyone has heard about, read about, or seen the provocative performance by Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus at last weekend’s MTV Video Music…

Netflix teams up with DreamWorks for animated partnership

Netflix teams up with DreamWorks for animated partnership

By Alissa Robertson
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Business | Parents with Netflix rejoice—your kids’ favorite DreamWorks characters will soon be on demand. Yesterday, Netflix announced that beginning in 2014 it will…

Violent tendencies

By Megan Basham
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Entertainment | Hollywood loudly denounces guns—as it uses on-screen gun violence to rack up killer ratings

Signs and Wonders: Grammys, physician-assisted suicide, and Dick Cheney

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Grammys underwhelm. The bar is set pretty low when the two best things you can say about Sunday night’s telecast of the Grammy Awards are: no wardrobe…

Glorifying destructive acts

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | To family and friends, Nehemiah Griego was just a normal teen who loved playing sports, jamming in the church band, and accompanying his father on mission…

 
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