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2008-09-04 06:00:14

By Jane Holahan OK, I finally got around to seeing "The Dark Knight," the biggest movie hit of the summer. At $500 million and counting, it's poised to become the biggest movie of all time. The critics loved it. Me? I'm still confused. Hey, I was entertained.

2008-09-03 09:00:26

By MIKE GRUSS FROM THE PEOPLE who brought you "Diamonds in the Raunch: Pro- life Positions Emerge in 'Knocked Up' and 'Waitress' " ... And from the writer of "Believing Is Seeing: The Rhetoric of Redemptive Wager in 'The Polar Express' " ... the story of a man who takes movies seriously.

2008-08-30 12:00:32

Terry Mattingly SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE For many years, Marc Newman used a simple test when asking college students if they thought some actions were always right and others were always wrong -- slavery. Then something strange happened .

2008-08-30 00:00:19

By JAMES VERNIERE The warm weather isn't completely gone, but it is time to wrap up the summer movie season. Heath Ledger's Joker was a boogeyman from beyond the grave. A trash compactor named Wall Originally published by By JAMES VERNIERE. (c) 2008 Boston Herald. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-08-27 18:00:00

By Dan O'Neill WELL, we're coming to the end of what's been billed as the Summer of the Superhero. Talk about men in tights. Hollywood can't get enough of 'em.

2008-08-17 21:00:35

By Terry Mattingly Scripps Howard News Service For many years, Marc Newman used a simple test when asking college students if they thought some actions were always right and others were always wrong -- slavery. Then something strange happened in his philosophy of communication classes.

2008-08-10 21:00:19

By eamonn holmes THE British film censor keeps referring concerned parents to its website in the ongoing row about the classification of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight.

2008-08-10 00:00:17

By Camila Batmanghelidjh The indifference to human suffering in the caped crusader's latest foray is more shocking than the graphic violence that has excited its early critics.

2008-08-10 00:00:16

The dark protector of Gotham city's sky is back to rid the streets of crime! The latest blockbusting movie to hit the cinemas is the sequel to Batman Begins, The Dark Knight. Our secret superhero Bruce Wayne vowed to keep the city safe after seeing his parents taken away at an early age.

2008-08-09 18:00:17

By Tony Parsons CONTROVERSY rages about the 12A rating for the new Batman movie. I thought a 12A rating meant you have to be 12 to witness all that glossy sadism.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.