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Whistler Film Festival Signature Series: Spotlight on Robert Carlyle

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Robert Carlyle, the most recent recipient of the Maverick Award, discussed his early interest in acting, his career, and 'The Legend of Barney Thomson.' Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’

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The sophomore feature from Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid is impressively discomfiting, but it sputters before the finish line. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ – More Than Worth the Wait

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The Force is definitely and overwhelmingly with this movie and will be with you when you see it. Read More »

Language Matters in Life and Business: Right-Wing Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Buys Control of Nevada Newspaper

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The change in ownership of a locally influential but definitely local paper is big news, even in the age of the decline of newspapers, because of the vast sums of money its new owner spends in the political arena. Read More »

Music Review: Jethro Tull – ‘Too Old to Rock ‘N’ Roll: Too Young to Die!’ Four-Disc Box Set

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The video version of the album is a goofy-fun immersion into a mid-1970s world of hyper-costumed, half-baked concept-album dizziness. But there's nothing half-baked about this masterful, somewhat neglected album. Read More »

Book Review: ‘North of Here,’ A Novel by Laurel Saville

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In 'North of Here,' Saville does a great job at getting into the psyche of her characters and bringing out the pain and sadness, as well as the confusion. She gives us a story of hope and redemption that doesn’t seem to have an answer. Read More »

Whistler Film Festival: Interview with Robert Carlyle

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Robert Carlyle shared interesting insights on set locations and his directing techniques with Blogcritics at the North American premiere of his directorial debut. Read More »

Preparing For Holiday House Guests

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Depending on the number of house guests you are expecting this holiday season, making sure that everyone has breakfast, lunch, and dinner for a few days can be really overwhelming. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Tainted Veil’

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When you see a Muslim woman wearing a hijab, the headscarf, what does that mean to you? Read More »

Card Game Review: ‘Spellcaster’ from R&R Games

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This is not your typical dueling game. Read More »