Rebecca Hardy

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DVDs and downloads: The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Longest Week, A Perfect Plan, Next Goal Wins and more

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone's onscreen chemistry saves The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – but can anyone save American Samoa's football team?<p>This week's column comes to you from the Venice film festival, another marathon of red carpets, cocktail-fuelled schmoozing and surname-based auteurism – "the …

If I Stay review – a life-and-death teen romance with smarts

Chloë Grace Moretz stars in this tale of a teenager’s comatose cosmic experiences, which credits its audience with intelligence<p>Hot on the heels of <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i> comes another teen romancer in which love is a matter of life and death. Adapted from Gayle Forman's YA novel by <i>Whip It</i> …

Guardians of the Galaxy can't save US box office from a soggy summer

Despite a heroic effort from a few blockbusters, an insipid selection of films served up the weakest North American summer box-office takings since 2006<p>• Previous weeks' US box office analyses<p>This summer's North American box office trails last year's by 15%. An insipid selection of movies …

The New School: 10 Great Books & Movies About Being the New Kid

Ah, Fall. The turning leaves, the invigorating crispness in the air, the brand-new plastic folders for science, English, and math. For students of …

Jimi: All Is by My Side: watch a clip from the Hendrix biopic – video

Watch an exclusive clip from the new film about legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix, Jimi: All is by My Side. Hendrix is played by OutKast's Andre Benjamin in a biopic directed by 12 Years a Slave writer John Ridley, which follows Hendrix's career in London as a guitarist on the verge of fame. …

Lava trailer offers first glimpse of Pixar's lovesick volcano

The animation studio is moving mountains again – this time quite literally, in the shape of an animated Hawaiian volcano<p>The dream technicians at Pixar have given us anthropomorphic toys, robots, cars, fish and rats. But none of the Emeryville production house's previous efforts truly prepares one …

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 gets green light to shoot in Australia

Dead Men Tell No Tales likely to shoot in Queensland after Australian government agrees tax incentives worth $20.2m<p>The next instalment of Disney's blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean film series looks set to shoot in Australia after ministers approved tax incentives worth a reported $20.2m …

Big Hero 6 marks Disney's first proper step into comic-book adaptation

This quirky movie shows that live-action films with real actors and CGI aren't always the best approach to the superhero genre<p>Nobody who has seen Pixar's The Incredibles or Disney's Bolt should be in any doubt that animated superheroes can work superbly on the big screen. So it should come as no …

Bob Dylan Details 31-Date North American Fall Tour

The residency-filled trek kicks off on October 17th in Seattle and wraps up with a residency in New York City<p>Bob Dylan will embark on a 31-date North …

New Jersey

Ariana Grande: My Everything

Ariana Grande showed promise on her 2013 debut, <i>Yours Truly</i> – a classic case of "great voice, shame about the tunes," overseen by Nineties R&B god …

1 Bunch of Mint, 5 Summer Meals (and 2 Drinks)

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Mint will take over your garden, windowsill, or market basket if you let it.</i> …

Food

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10 Superfast Grilling Recipes

From juicy burgers to garlicky shrimp, here are 10 fast grilling recipes to make now.<p>From juicy burgers to garlicky shrimp, here are 10 fast grilling …

New Best Peanut Butter Cookies

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: It's hard to say no to peanut butter and toffee.</i><p>Kids of all ages will go nuts for super-peanutty peanut butter cookies encrusted with crunchy sweet coconut toffee- or plain …

Dessert

What to Do with Cookout Leftovers (Hint: Tacos)

From chicken tacos to pan-fried sausage, here's how to use up all the leftovers from your cookout, whether it's Labor Day, Memorial Day, or any old day<p></head>Barbecue food is the best food. Grilled meats, charred vegetables, salads that make liberal use of mayonnaise and questionable use of the …

Cooking

Forager Sandwich

Makes 4 Servings<p>“Acid and texture are the most important things,” says chef Eli Kulp, High Street on Market, Philadelphia. His hearty vegetarian breakfast sandwich—with its mix of marinated mushrooms, soft eggs, melted cheese, and a buttery toasted roll—proves his point.<p>September …

Mushrooms

Chouquettes with Warm Berries

8 Servings<p>The dough for these airy desserts is also the foundation for éclairs, cream puffs, and pâte à choux. Minus the ice cream and berries, they make a sweet little breakfast pastry.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chouquettes<p>8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>1 tablespoon …

Baking

The Great Seafood Treats of Late Summer, Part II: The Fish Fry

I started a two-part series last week on the great feasts of late summer that involve fish and seafood. Oh, it's not that all fish and seafood are at their best in summer...it's just that:<p>1) Fisherman are active in summer, and the catch is more plentiful; and<p>2) Piscine treasures seem perfect …