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Nine films to watch in August

Sin City

10 Movie Remakes That Are Better Than The Original

This weekend, three '80s remakes will hit theaters: "RoboCop," "Endless Love," and Kevin Hart's "About Last Night."<p>While only one of those films has decent reviews ("About Last Night"), there are plenty of remakes that improve upon the original.<p>We've weeded through a bunch of remakes to find the …

Rotten Tomatoes

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a …

The Biggest Movie Doppelgangers Of 2013

Sometimes this effect is unintentional, like when an emerging movie star manages to have multiple films comes out the same year (see Melissa McCarthy below); other times, it's a result of executives switching studios and developing similar projects (like the infamous Disney and DreamWorks 1998 …

An Oral History Of 'Trading Places,' The Greatest Christmas Movie Ever Made

<i>In June of 1983, "Trading Places" was released in theaters. It remains the greatest Wall Street movie ever made.</i><p><i>Thirty years later, most regard it as part of the canon of American comedies, having launched, revived, or defined the careers of many of its cast and crew.</i><p><i>We also argue it's the greatest</i> …

World Trade Center

2014 in film preview: drama

Jane Got a Gun<p>This one's already been pretty dramatic, what with most of the cast quitting and then director Lynne Ramsay departing the project on unamicable terms. So it'll be interesting to see what this femme western actually ends up looking like. Natalie Portman slings the guns, Rodrigo …

16 Other Songs To Listen To If You Love The New Beyoncé Album

So you liked the new Beyoncé album, huh? Here are some recommendations for jams that sound like your new favorite Bey anthem.

Nymphomaniac – first look review

Hang on to your seat back, your Bible, or the hand of a friend. Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac bludgeons the body and tenderises the soul. It is perplexing, preposterous and utterly fascinating; a false bill of goods in that it's a film about sex that is deliberately unsexy and a long, garrulous …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

July 2012

Top 10 war movies

10. Where Eagles Dare<p>As the second world war thriller became bogged down during the mid-60s in plodding epics like Operation Crossbow and The Heroes of Telemark, someone was needed to reintroduce a little sang-froid, some post-Le Carré espionage, and for heaven's sake, some proper macho thrills …

Science Indicates That Sprite Might Be A Great Hangover Cure

Thank you, Chinese researchers.<p>Let's say you're hung over, and you're given the option of two hangover cures: one is a Chinese pain-relieving tea made of <i>huo ma ren</i>, or hemp seeds, and one is a dusty can of Sprite from the bodega down the street. Your instinct might be to stay away from the …

Alcohol

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Film today: crime, crime and Toronto

Like Old Man River, the Toronto film festival just keeps rolling along. Here's what we'll have today.<p>Coming up from Toronto<p>Reviews of cycling doc The Armstrong Lie, Aussie cop thriller Felony, Saoirse Ronan-starring dystopian thriller How I Live Now, Elmore Leonard adaptation Life of Crime, Mike …

About Time Richard Curtis had a hit

The winner<p>Following a summer season dominated by animation and action blockbusters, cinemas welcomed a more grownup programming mix after kids and teens went back to school after the long holiday. The reliable Richard Curtis delivered another box-office chart-topper, About Time, thanks to a debut …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

How France”“France!”“Became the World’s Sheriff

Not long ago, law­makers were so piqued at France that they of­fi­cially re­labeled French fries as “free­dom fries” in con­gres­sion­al …