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Human foibles give 'Birdman' its superhuman wings

In the spring of 2013, an unexpected group of movie stars took over Broadway's St. James theater for several weeks, acting in a play as part of a movie that was shot like a play.<p>On ‎one day, a number of those stars — Michael Keaton, Edward Norton and Naomi Watts — were on a stage decorated like a …

Woody Harrelson

Lilting review – when love is lost in translation

Ben Whishaw plays Richard, a young man who hires a translator (Naomi Christie) to oil the wheels of communication between Junn (Cheng Pei-pei), an elderly Cambodian-Chinese woman living in a retirement home, and her English OAP beau (Peter Bowles). In reality, however, Richard is himself aching to …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

Cooking

Shrimp with Fresh Corn Grits

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Liquid from the grated corn enriches and helps thicken the grits; fresh corn added at the end makes for nice bites.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 ears of corn, husked<p>2 cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¾ cup grits (not instant)<p>2 tablespoons …

Seafood

Stephanie Izard's Roasted Lamb Medallions with Mushrooms, Pistachios, and Blackberry

<i>In anticipation of the series premiere of Bravo’s Top Chef Duels on August 6th at 10PM/9C, we'll be sharing past Top Chef recipes all week.</i><p><i>Today: An elegant lamb dish from Stephanie Izard, the first female winner in Top Chef history, that makes the most of blackberry season.</i><p>With an education from …

Top Chef

I don't know about you, but a popsicle sounds really good right now! We took Strawberry Margaritas to another level by putting them on a stick! These are quick to make and easy to devour. Get the recipe or click SHARE to save for later! --> http://thechicsite.com/2014/04/30/strawberry-margarita-popsicles/

The Most And Least Anticipated Movies Of Summer 2014: Part 1

<i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> opens this weekend, and, like the first robin of spring, the first superhero movie of the summer is both the harbinger of a coming season and a warning to look out for falling turds. The studios typically like to release anything worthwhile in the September through December …

Grand Piano

This thriller set in a concert hall is a stunt, but a damn good one. Maybe risk hasn't died yet in filmmaking. Elijah Wood (yup, Frodo) gives one of …

Piano

Nymphomaniac, Volume II

With raw shock and a riveting Uma Thurman absent this time, <i>Nymphomaniac: Volume II</i> is a metaphoric limp dick. As in <i>Volume I</i>, filmmaker Lars Von Trier …

Video on Demand

Joe

If you need a reminder of what a fine, nuanced actor Nicolas Cage can be, take a look at <i>Joe</i>. This is the kind of artful character study that marked …

Filmmaking

How Scarlett Johansson helped me challenge disfigurement stigma

Adam Pearson was born with a condition that causes tumours to grow on his face. But acting with Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin is changing the way people look at him<p>Adam Pearson is used to people noticing him. A few weeks ago, he was in a DVD shop near his home in Croydon, south London, and a …