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  • In Pictures Pod people

    Human hibernation may not yet be a reality, but that hasn't stopped people from trying. Future-thinking entertainer Lady Gaga is carried in an egg-shaped vessel at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 13. Ms. Gaga claimed that she incubated for 72 hours before her performance.

  • Cedar Rapids: movie review

    Cedar Rapids: movie review

    The comedy 'Cedar Rapids' takes an inordinate number of wrong turns, but it also has an inordinate number of good laughs mixed in with the not-so-good ones.

  • Amazon dams hold promise of clean energy for Brazil

    Amazon dams hold promise of clean energy for Brazil

    Opponents say the environmental and social costs of flooding parts of the Amazon outweigh the energy benefits, but the $10 billion Belo Monte project and other Amazon dams hold the promise of clean energy.

  • Avatar: movie review

    Avatar: movie review

    James Cameron’s long-awaited ‘Avatar’ uses the latest technology to transport viewers to the war-ridden world of Pandora and its indigenous Na’vi clan.

  • Six Picks: Recommendations from the Monitor staff

    Six Picks: Recommendations from the Monitor staff

    Ringside seats for a new Tolkien movie, Jane Yolen's latest poetry book for children, a preview of Fox's fall dramedy, 'Glee,' and more.

  • Review: 'WALL-E'

    Review: 'WALL-E'

    Pixar spins an emotionally resonant tale of a little robot that could.

  • New in theaters

    SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler look for surrogate laughs in 'Baby Mama,' Burt Reynolds gets a raw 'Deal,' and 'Roman de Gare' adds a French twist to the serial-killer genre.

  • This thriller is at a disadvantage 'Point'

    This thriller is at a disadvantage 'Point'

    The conspiracy plot of 'Vantage Point' feels like a blend of 'Die Hard' and 'Rashomon.'