Although Forks, Washington, first became known to most Americans as the setting for Stephenie Meyers's Twilight books, recent months have seen a struggle much more epic than anything between werewolves and sparkly vampires. The Olympic...Show More Summary
We are now witnessing what is presumably one of final, antic, dying twilight struggle efforts to kill Obamacare before its full roll out next month. We also continue to see an unprecedented effort to sabotage implementation of the plan at the state level. Show More Summary
This does NOT look like ‘Twilight‘! Anna Kendrick is working this summer. She’s filming a movie called ‘The Last Five Years.’ It’s based on a musical. Here’s what it’s about: …a struggling actress and her novelist lover each illustrate the … Continue reading »
In the previous installment, we observed that Americans are going to find themselves in a “two-front war--a scary one at home, and a scarier one abroad.” That is, in an ongoing struggle against an intrusive and abusive government atShow More Summary
“The Long, Twilight Struggle” (season two, episode 20; originally aired 10/18/1995) Babylon 5 understands tragedy. That’s the easiest way to explain what makes the series so fantastic when it’s at its best. Babylon 5 understands that tragedy is about all-too-human mistakes, driven by short-term emotions. Show More Summary
Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-Iowa) Twitter feed is an endless source of odd opinions -- after President Obama's second inaugural last week, the senator said Mitt Romney has the president "on the defensive" -- most of which are too silly to take seriously. But this one stuck with me. …
Has there every been a more polarizing player in the NBA than Kobe Bryant? The dichotomy is evident in the All-Star guard’s current predicament. At 36 years-old he’s technically in the twilight of his career but is nevertheless playing at
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Twilight" teen vampire movie shined again at U.S. and Canadian box offices, earning $17.4 million and its third consecutive No. 1 ranking as James Bond held strong and Brad Pitt's new movie struggled.
But "Killing Them Softly," a drama starring Brad Pitt and released by the Weinstein Company, struggled in its opening weekend at theaters.
Walter Duranty meets Pim Fortuyn and Aleister Crowley in the new play by Sheryl Longin and Roger L. Simon, with a foreword by Ron Radosh.
In the final act of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, as primary characters face horrific fates and a Highlander film’s worth of decapitations flickered on the screen, I struggled to wrap my head around a realization: I might have to convince some of my friends to see this movie. For someone who has [...]
From the start, the Twilight film series has struggled with the dearth of external conflict presented in its source material. This isn’t a problem for fans of Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling book series, who can recall every thought and...Show More Summary
Just imagining depressed chiseled-cheekbones makes US depressed! But unfortunately, it's true. Robert Pattinson has admitted to enduring a two-year depression. When Twilight co-stars Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner were breaking away to work on other films, Rob felt so alone creatively. He confesses to Première magazine: "I went through a big time of depression between [...]
The Twilight Zone film is reportedly having some difficulty moving forward, according to Cinema Blend. Despite the troubles, a new plot synopsis for the project has been released. Produced by Leonard DiCaprio, the new Twilight Zone movie has been in the works since around 2008. In the four years after the announcement, the script has [...]Show More Summary
Plays: 2Px1. The Game 1989 is in many ways the successor to Twilight Struggle. Twilight Struggle covers the entire cold war from 1945 to 1989, while 1989 covers that crucial year which ended the cold war. The scope of the game is the six communist countries in Eastern Europe - Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Romania, East Germany and Bulgaria. Show More Summary
In the twilight of President Barack Obama's first term, many polls, including a new Quinnipiac University tri-state survey of likely voters, show that most Americans say they are not better off than they were four years ago. But in those same polls, the president retains his edge over challenger Mitt Romney. That's not normal, says [...]
Kristen Stewart graces the cover of British Vogue‘s October 2012 issue in a Gucci dress. Here is what the 22-year-old Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 actress had to share with the mag: On struggling to play it cool in this industry: “I know if you haven’t thought about how you want to present [...]
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I'm a big fan of games about the Cold War (Twilight Struggle is the ultimate) and games involving spies, so Fantasy Flight Games' Cold War: CIA vs. KGB is a natural for me. Since it was first published in 2007, I've enjoyed this relatively simple card game in which each player tries to convince foreign governments to embrace their own ideology.... Read Full Post
The International AIDS Conference convenes next month in DC -- the first time in more than two decades that it's been held in the United States -- just as AIDS activists are resigning themselves to chronically weaker support from th...