From young love to a documentary on capital punishment, here are the 10 movies that wowed Monitor film critic Peter Rainer at the multiplex this year
12/21/2011 04:04 pm
Collection of Paul Simon lyrics in print, website that documents New Yorkers and what they're reading, new AMC Civil War series, and more.
10/25/2011 03:42 pm
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris explores the nature of truth in photographs.
10/25/2011 11:15 am
'Oka!' is fascinating despite a messy narrative structure.
10/14/2011 01:07 pm
Americans are obsessed with the economy. Gadflies like Al Gore do a service by reminding them that the problem of climate change isn’t going away.
09/16/2011 04:48 pm
Many Americans who were too young to understand the events of 9/11 at the time are now using the avalanche of media coverage gain a deeper understanding of that brutal day in history.
09/07/2011 05:14 pm
West Memphis Three members, convicted in 1994 of killing three Boy Scouts, could go free Friday, news reports suggest. The men of the West Memphis Three have drawn support from actor Johnny Depp, among other famous personalities.
08/19/2011 12:33 pm
A culinary tour of South Korea on PBS, farming skills for city dwellers, a documentary on caped vigilantes, and more recommendations.
08/04/2011 03:17 pm
Rock guru Neil Peart reveals all in his instructional DVD.
08/02/2011 01:01 pm
Leave It Better has found a way to get kids excited about eating fresh vegetables by teaching them to grow the produce they eat themselves.
07/25/2011 01:37 pm