Entertainer Lady Gaga takes a photo with her phone while introducing her Grey Label product line for Polaroid during the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nev., on Jan. 6. The annual convention, the world's largest consumer technology trade show, was held from Jan. 6 to 9 and showcased the products expected to make the biggest splash in 2011.
Would Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' stand up to the critics in today's cynical age? Our bestselling dystopian novels and movies lack the message of redemption so central to Dickens' novella – and the heart of Christmas. But Tiny Tim's message of blessing cuts through the darkness in any age.
'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' brought in $19 million this weekend. It edged ahead of the children's 3-D fantasy film 'Legend of the Guardians,' but Guardians may have longer legs.
A disgraced Gordon Gekko dishes advice in this 'Wall Street' sequel that seems both up to the minute and behind the times.
Fidel Castro is showcasing a theory that the shadowy Bilderberg Group has become a kind of global government, controlling not only international politics and economics, but even culture.
Oliver Stone talks about his two latest films, “South of the Border” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.”
Oliver Stone's documentary 'South of the Border' grossed more in one weekend in the US than in nearly two weeks in Venezuela. Why has the sympathetic portrait of President Hugo Chávez fallen flat with Venezuelans?
Cast member Carmela Culda attends a photocall for the film 'Aurora' by director Cristi Puiu during the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 14.
George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove keeps his cards close to the vest in this memoir about his political career.
The Monitor's critic sorts through what he sat through this year.