When parents weren't around to mediate, Ink-a-dink and other rhymes used to have the final word.
In the chic French comedy 'Heartbreaker,' a father hires a professional to bust up the impending nuptials of his daughter.
Katie Holmes stars in 'The Romantics' with Josh Duhamel, a groom whose allegiances waver before his wedding.
A marvelous documentary, 'Last Train Home' tells the story of a Chinese couple's journey home to their village each year to see their children.
As the last light fades, a draft horse slowly makes his way to a familiar haunt for the night.
Long a fan of simple hand shears, she gave into the ease of power tools when faced with a huge privet hedge.
With mixed emotions, a father suggests one last game of catch as his son heads to college.
Brian Wilson sings Gershwin, 'Prime Suspect' comes out on DVD, Stuart McLean's storytelling is like Canada's answer to Garrison Keillor, and more recommendations.
In Second Life's Al-Andalus, a virtual world patterned after medieval Andalus in Spain, avatars of Muslims mix with avatars of Jews and Christians to strive for a more perfect union.
'Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould' delves deeper into the influential pianist's elusive brilliance than any earlier documentary.
'An Unfinished Film' annotates footage shot by a Nazi propaganda crew, creating a cinematic witness to Nazi horror.
Set in the desert, 'A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop' is the tale of double and triple crosses as an old miser discovers his wife is having an affair and hires an assassin.
Drew Barrymore and Justin Long’s characters entwine in a low-key long-distance relationship, in the romantic comedy 'Going the Distance.’
When it’s too hot to cook, the Monitor’s language columnist considers how salads really are worth their salt.
It was a brief encounter at a stoplight that ended with a stranger handing him an unused bullet along with a cryptic parting remark.
'Losing Paradise,' a new botanical art exhibition of 44 rare species, illustrates the art form's enduring value – even in this age of digital.
In his great purge he had sold almost everything he owned except his books. Selling them was like saying goodbye to intimate friends.