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  • Words with Friends gets actor Alec Baldwin kicked off flight

    Words with Friends gets actor Alec Baldwin kicked off flight

    The Words with Friends cellphone game seems to have gotten Alec Baldwin kicked off an American Airlines flight from LA to New York.

  • Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend

    Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend

    New Yorker writer Susan Orlean tells the larger-than-life story behind canine movie star Rin Tin Tin.

  • Robert Redford: Our readers' favorite films

    Robert Redford: Our readers' favorite films

    Robert Redford celebrates his birthday today, and we asked the Monitor's followers on Facebook what their favorite films were by the legendary actor and director. Here are the top five:

  • In Pictures Worst movie bosses

    Portrayed by Gary Cole in Mike Judge's 1999 cult hit 'Office Space,' Initech's bland and non-confrontational Vice President Bill Lumbergh (l.) perfectly captured the soullessness of the modern office.

  • 'The Iron Lady' trailer shows Meryl Streep at her best

    Culture Cafe 'The Iron Lady' trailer shows Meryl Streep at her best

    The international teaser trailer for ‘The Iron Lady’ offers an early look at Meryl Steep’s already-an-awards-contender turn as former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. 'The Iron Lady' is set to hit U.S. theaters December 16.

  • The best movies to watch this summer with your family.

    The best movies to watch this summer with your family.

    For some quality bonding time with your family this summer, pop in one of these family classics from the last decade that are sure to delight toddlers, teens, and parents alike.

  • Tommy Lee Jones Joins Meryl Streep and Steve Carell in Great Hope Springs

    Culture Cafe Tommy Lee Jones Joins Meryl Streep and Steve Carell in Great Hope Springs

    Lee Jones and Streep will play a married couple, who are having problems with their relationship. Before considering divorce, however, they decide to give their marriage one last try, and head off to a retreat which offers a series of intense counselling sessions with an expert therapist (Steve Carell).

  • 10 best books for Mother's Day

    10 best books for Mother's Day

    Looking for that just-right book for a Mother's Day gift? Here's an excellent crop.

  • Freedom

    Freedom

    Jonathan Franzen’s latest is already the year’s biggest novel.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/27

    Steel workers from the nearby ArcelorMittal plant take part in a demonstration in Marseille, France, on Thursday. Strikes across France delayed flights, closed schools, and frustrated commuters as workers protested government plans to raise the retirement age past 60, one of the lowest even in Europe. President Nicolas Sarkozy says retiring so young is now untenable given growing life spans, but unions see his planned reforms to France's over-stretched pension system as yet another blow to Europe's social model.