Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' film franchise, is flanked by Daniel Radcliffe (l.) and Rupert Grint, and wears a sassy Rafael Lopez for Atelier Mayer dress at the world premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1' in London on Nov. 11, 2010.
Qasim, a laborer, smiles as a camel nuzzles him near sacks of grain in a wholesale market in Karachi, Pakistan.
We have more gift ideas for you this holiday season. For the person who enjoys Canadian television comedy, World War II drama, a TV documentary on mankind's narrative myths, and a classic British television detective series, we have a quartet of selections. By the way, if you would like to purchase any of these DVD sets, there are links to do so on each page and you can help the Monitor at the same time.
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.
'Eco Chic' book for the green traveler, Nicholas Kristof's reporting chutzpah on HBO, dulcet harmonies on the Real Vocal String Quartet's debut CD, and more.
The history of the Academy Awards suggests that Hollywood loves a good Cinderella story. Will this year be any different?