Arts & Entertainment

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New “Star Trek” shows flaws of today’s sci-fi

"Star Trek Into Darkness" benefits from 3-D and the latest movie gadgets, but suffers from not having Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry alive to make it original and creative.

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Students can now earn a college degree in heavy metal

Students enrolled in the degree program will learn the history of metal, from past censorship issues to major events and achievements.

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Special effects legend Ray Harryhausen: An appreciation

Harryhausen, who passed away May 7th, is revered by fantasy film geeks, special effects artists, and directors for his masterful advancement of stop motion animation.

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Is fashion political? See “Diana Vreeland” and decide

It's a celebration of a time when style had a direct and powerful relationship with changing the world.

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Tribeca Film Festival features new progressive movies

Now in its 12th year, the Tribeca Film Festival in lower Manhattan has grown to world prominence and offers a wide array of international cinema and world premieres.

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“Do the Math:” a review for Earth Day and beyond

The basic message of the article, tour, and film is that we only need to understand three numbers to know why action is required to address climate change.

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Why "Game of Thrones" reigns supreme

"Game of Thrones" has obtained an exceptionally large fanbase and piqued the interest of critics who usually give fantasy the cold shoulder.

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"Evil Dead" is more dead than evil

Five friends head to a cabin deep in the woods, where they find a sinister book that unleashes a demonic force, which proceeds to pick them off one by one.

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Artsy liberals deal with nuclear annihilation and their daughter

There aren't enough accolades to describe Elle Fanning as Ginger in this lovely movie.

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Phillip Bonosky, 1916-2013, chronicled life and politics from Pittsburgh to Phnom Penh

Author Phillip Bonosky, a member of the Communist Party since 1938, died Saturday, March 2, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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