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  • The best cure for fear? A little more trust

    July 10, 2013 | 1:13 pm

    In the wake of terrorist acts, or school shootings, or other horrific acts of violence, we feel duped. How could we have missed the signs? Or have been susceptible? We remind ourselves to be vigilant. Be suspicious. If you see something, say something. In other words, mistrust thy...

  • Long live the Reds? The unlucky legacy of the Hollywood blacklist

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 8, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    Too often these days we hear the tireless phrase “They just don’t make ’em like they used to” when it comes to the movies.

    Film historian David Spaner blames the blacklist.

    In his new book, “Shoot It! Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film,” Spaner makes the case...

  • Invasion of the Creature Feature

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In 1956's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," a mannequin-like figure mysteriously appears on a billiards table, a half-formed thing without hair, face or fingerprints. Meanwhile, a woman insists that her uncle isn't her uncle, but an imposter who looks just like him; husbands say the...