Sandra Vitrano

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Remembering Peter O'Toole and His Magnetic Intensity

Perhaps what we love about the star of <i>Lawrence of Arabia</i> (and so many other films) is that he represents a lack of careerism, a fantasy that you can have a wild and endlessly interesting life while also doing some pretty great work.<p><i>The late Peter O'Toole, who died Saturday at the age of 81</i> …

Top 10 family movies

10. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang<p>Roald Dahl and Ian Fleming previously collaborated on You Only Live Twice, but this feels closer to a true fusion: James Bond for juniors with a modern fairytale element. It's easy to unpick who did what: from Fleming's side you get a gadget-stuffed car, a heroine with an …

Holden Caulfield’s Goddam War

As army sergeant J. D. Salinger hit the beach on D-day, drank with Hemingway in newly liberated Paris, and marched into concentration camps, the hero of The Catcher in the Rye was with him. In an adaptation from his Salinger biography, the author reveals how the war changed both Holden Caulfield …

Malala Yousafzai, 16-Year-Old Pakistani Activist and Nobel Nominee, Gracious As Ever About Peace Prize

Earlier, when we mentioned our dissatisfaction that a neither “an individual who had not yet done anything to advance the cause of peace” nor “an (alleged!) war criminal” had won today’s Nobel Peace Prize, we failed to mention a third category of disappointingly deferred contender: Malala …

The Target

Everyone who laid eyes on Malala Yousafzai knew the Pakistani schoolgirl was something special. When her mountain town of Mingora, in the Swat Valley, fell under Taliban rule, her courage made her a powerful symbol. And now, after last fall’s near-fatal attempt to silence the 15-year-old, she is …