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Paris Attacks: Give Peace a Chance

World Peace

The killings in Paris are part of a cycle based on erroneous beliefs and assumptions. Now is a time when we can pause and start a new cycle – a cycle of waking up to our oneness with each other, with our Mother Earth and indeed the entire universe. Read More »

Movie Review: J.C. Chandor’s ‘A Most Violent Year’ Starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain

A Violent Year

Chandor's terrific new film "A Violent Year," is an absorbing character study that recalls the gritty Lumet and Coppola dramas of the 1970s. Read More »

Movie review: ‘Nightcrawler’


Jake Gyllenhaal delivers a mesmerizing performance in an entertaining noir about the sleazy underbelly of the L.A. news business. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Conduct of Life’ and ‘The Best of 25 Plays Per Hour’ at the Hollywood Fringe


A high-speed sketch show and a brutal but tiring avant-garde piece play their final performances at the Fringe. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Only God Forgives’


Nicolas Winding Refn's newest collaboration with star Ryan Gosling is an ultra-violent, fetishistic fever dream. Read More »

Shame on Nabisco: Oreo Commercial Teaches Violence to Kids

The beloved cookie is now a symbol of war. Read More »

Book Review: Taliban Escape! One Woman’s Journey Out of Hell by Aabra

Taliban Escape! shows how we can get out of any situation through patience and sheer determination. Read More »

Catching Up with Bullet in the Face Star Eddie Izzard

British actor-comedian Eddie Izzard stars in IFC's new series Bullet in the Face. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Best Laid Plans (2012)

The cage fighting adaptation of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men you've been waiting for. Read More »

Asking Tough Questions About the Aurora Theater 9 Shooting: Were Antidepressants to Blame?

In the last decade, most of the shooters who went on bloody rampages were under psychiatric care. Read More »