I’m grateful that Kathryn Lopez of National Review keeps highlighting the principled plaintiffs challenging the HHS abortion-pill mandate before the Supreme Court. As the argument approaches, mainstream journalists will speak of theShow More Summary
Yes, some of the reactions to Nelson Mandela's death have been less than ideal. As a few have pointed out, the comments on, say, this National Review blog post or Sen. Ted Cruz's Facebook page regarding Mandela (the guy was a commie, racist murderer, yada yada) are fairly disgusting. Show More Summary
Stage adaptation of Swedish vampire tale blends intimate romance with nightmarish intensity Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 07:40 ON Tue 10 Dec 2013 What you need to know The National Theatre of Scotland's stage adaptation of vampire story Let the Right One In, has received enthusiastic reviews after its transfer to the Royal Court Theatre, London. Show More Summary
Today's source material, from the supposedly "serious" National Review: The piece is just a cut and paste of official statements from various Republicans like Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and John Boehner. But the comments, oh the comments.... check them out below the fold.
The fight over Obamacare is dead, but no one seems to have told the right-wing bloggerati.
In a post on National Review Online about a series of lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) contraception mandate, editor at large Jonah Goldberg misled about the mandate, how contraception actually works, and then asked...Show More Summary
Neal McCluskey Over at SeeThruEdu I’ve got a post responding – sort of – to a recent article on the Common Core by National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru. It’s only “sort of” because for the most part Ponnuru is right on the money: Some of the allegations against the Core are highly dubious, but so are many of the arguments proffered for it. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- In most cases, human gene transfer research is no longer novel or controversial enough to require additional review from the National Institutes of Health's Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, known as RAC, says a new report by the Institute of Medicine. Show More Summary
1. "National Board of Review Selects 'Her' as Best Picture." The Los Angeles Times' Susan King reports on the latest round of awards. Related: The New York Film Critics Circle's winners. "Spike Jonze's quirky love story about a lonely...Show More Summary
Sorry to keep banging the table over the unbalanced nature of the UK economy in general, and the present "recovery" in particular, but the latest Office for National Statistics Economic Review, published on Wednesday, helpfully sets it all out in some detail, and pretty concerning reading it should make for policymakers too. The basic point [...]
The National Gallery’s new summer show is opening tomorrow and RiotACT was lucky enough to be invited to join the media horde at today’s preview. This exhibition, really truly is a must see over the coming summer. It’s full of sex and death and beauty and, of course, gold. In our mass produced highly machined age you sometimes [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's national security adviser, in a sweeping review of global human rights practices, singled out China and Russia for criticism on Wednesday over how they treat their citizens.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Her," a story about a man who falls in love with a computer operating system, on Wednesday won the National Board of Review award for 2013 best film of the year and best director, the second major film awards in the run-up to the...
When the New York Film Critics Circle finally announced that David O. Russell's "American Hustle" topped their annual Best Picture debate, the response at Sony may have started with a deafening "YAY!" but turned to a more bitten-lipShow More Summary
Spike Jonze’s Her has become the latest film you haven’t yet seen to be named the Best Picture of 2013. The day after the New York Film Critics Circle selected David O. Russell’s American Hustle as the year’s best film, the NationalShow More Summary
From Rickey.org The National Board of Review has named its Top Films of 2013! Which movies and stars have earned mentions? Here's the full winners list: The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Hooray! The National Board of Review, one of the many organizations voting on awards for movies, has announced their 2013 awards today. The top film - Spike Jonze's Her, which won Best Film of 2013 and Best Director for Jonze, though it didn't win anything else along the way. Show More Summary
On the heels of yesterday’s (reportedly very close and contentious) win for American Hustle at the New York Film Critics Circle, today the National Board of Review gathered what we assume was a panel of clipboard-clutching schoolmarms in a harshly lit, linoleum-lined room to pass their stern judgment on this year’s movies. Show More Summary
Only a couple days into awards season, and already the curveballs are flying. On Wednesday, the National Board of Review - the century-old organization of film aficionados, professors and industry professionals - named the Spike Jonze film "Her" as 2013's best picture. The film, which stars Joaquin Phoenix as a man who falls in love […]