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Hot air index; Mr. Alexander goes to Africa; old and in the way?

While the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the world's big "environmental summit," produced enough hot air to accelerate global warming tenfold, there was at least one noteworthy moment.
The interpreter
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 29, 2012
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Interview: Eddie Izzard

"I don't mind that mainstream people go, 'What the hell is this guy on about?' I'd rather be at this end of town."
Dressing as he pleases
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 08, 2010
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One day at a time

Covered in Bees have never taken themselves too seriously, have a ton of talent and experience, play a style of music that's not known for its complexity, and are therefore well suited to taking a whack at this 24-hour album concept.
Covered in Bees' 24 Hour Album
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 05, 2008
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Igor

Nothing like walking out of a theater with your kid asking, “Daddy, what is suicide?”
Hard to gauge which children this film is for — if any
By MARK BAZER  |  September 16, 2008
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Not by George

A long time ago, on a bricks-and-mortar soundstage far, far away, the last great Star Wars movie was made.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 11, 2008
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Found farce

Simon Pegg is funny.
Spaced makes it to DVD
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 05, 2008


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Duplicate Prince

“Things never happen the same way twice,” says the messianic lion Aslan (voiced by Liam Neeson) near the end of Prince Caspian .
Caspian   walks the lion
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 14, 2008
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Going on sale: March 21, 2008

Colbia Caillat, Eddie Izzard, Laura Viers, and more.

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade


By GOING ON SALE  |  March 18, 2008
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Obama outside the Boom

A year ago, when I saw Obama speak on the Durham campus of the University of New Hampshire, he did not sound the way he does now.
The first political leader of my generation acts nothing like the rest of us — which might be how he’s gotten where he is
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  March 05, 2008
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Colony collapse disorder

If you get a chance, check out the trailer for the movie 2 on YouTube.
Covered in Bees Kill Louder Than Fire
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 05, 2007
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Musical mystery tour

What would the world be like with Beatles music but no Beatles?
Julie Taymor reinvents the Beatles
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 12, 2007


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Off camera, on stage

“Brian, dump that bitch!” sang Minnie Driver.
Minnie Driver, Paradise Lounge, August 23, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  August 27, 2007
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Flotsam and jetsam

Steven Soderbergh’s third “Ocean” film is a pastry of a movie, airy, insubstantial, and meant to fill in the gaps between heartier meals.
The tars are adrift in Ocean’s Thirteen
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  June 05, 2007
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Scotch on the rocks

Billy Connolly regularly has sex with farm animals.
Billy Connolly perseveres with his ad-libbed life
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  May 31, 2007
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The Wild

The animation war between Disney and DreamWorks ( A Bugs Life versus Antz ; Monsters, Inc. versus Shrek ) continues with Disney’s response to Madagascar (though it’s said Disney had this one in works for some time).
Tame
By TOM MEEK  |  April 19, 2006
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The ultimate PILOT movie

Whether in the world of commercial airlines, the Air Force, or a futuristic world of intergalactic smuggling, those who fly planes for a living have long been well-represented in the cinema.
Movies . . . one profession at a time
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 10, 2006