“What Lies Across the Water”: Revealing new book on Cuban 5

In comprehensive and convincing fashion the book explains how the Cuban Five came to be arrested, tried, and imprisoned.


Class struggle from the couch

Back in 2011, the video-gaming industry was already three-fifths the size of the movie industry. For that reason alone, games deserve serious critical attention.


“Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead:” A review

Women of every race and class face corresponding challenges, but the dramatically different circumstances leave you wondering if there's the basis for an alliance?


“The East” probes ultra-left minds in twisted plot

Ellen Page is wonderful in "The East." I've never seen her in a movie when she wasn't wonderful.


Student debt crisis: an American horror story

The movie is about a recent college graduate, Kate. Everywhere she goes, her debt follows her, symbolized by a creeping red mist.