Every decade brings forth its own unique cinematic styles and the 1980s were no exception. In terms of comedy, the output was nearly slapdash in its silliness and yet not without its pointed themes...
For travelers willing to spend some road time off the super highways, and homebodies who are okay with an occasional special outing some ways away, there are great culinary rewards for their trouble....
You might consider yourself a very rational person, but then something as simple as a calendar date or a number makes you feel differently about things. You might think twice about boarding a plane...
Moviegoers rely on film critics to give an honest assessment of a movie so they can avoid wasting their money and their time on a bad movie. Yet sometimes these two groups are at odds, with some...
Food snobs and scholars may debate whether or not there’s such a thing as American cuisine. A distinguished Yale history professor has even written a book on the subject. What can’t be denied is...
Whenever Hollywood announces a new remake, many viewers inevitably groan, “Why ruin a classic?”. The success rate of remakes isn’t great. But there are some films that achieve the difficult...
Italian restaurants in America today are many and varied, and much more authentic and/or regionally focused and/or contemporary in style than they used to be. It’s possible to find real Ligurian,...
With thousands of new movies released each year, audiences rely on professional critics to identify the best the industry has to offer. By doing so, movie reviewers help moviegoers avoid wasting time...
The Walt Disney Company, popularly known as Disney, is an entertainment powerhouse. It was founded almost a century ago and was originally synonymous with animation, but diversified into live-action...
In 2020, the highest-grossing movie in the U.S. — the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence action comedy “Bad Boys for Life” — was rated R. Since 1968, when the Motion Picture Association...
Women’s tennis players dominate current lists of the top paid female athletes. They are some of the most popular and well-known athletes and hail from across the world. This is nothing new. In the...
Songs are the soundtrack of our lives. A song can evoke a romance that ended with wedding bells or a broken heart, or call to mind a high school summer or an entire era. If you heard The Weeknd’s...
Considering that more than three-quarters of new TV shows are cancelled after only one season, series that have beaten the odds and gone on for decades are a rarity. But a handful of prime-time shows...
The Walt Disney Company, popularly known as Disney, is an entertainment powerhouse. It was founded almost a century ago and was originally synonymous with animation, but diversified into live-action...