OPINION | A Samuel Jackson fairytale

PSA makes poignant case for getting out the vote

Isn't there something offputting about Samuel L. Jackson's conscious effort to use strong language? Follow him on Twitter and you get a serious dose of invectives. But in his new video segment to get out the vote for Obama in November, he’s putting his direct manner to good use. In the video, Jackson stresses, with his signature blunt use of words, that voter apathy could get Mitt Romney and Paul ... more >

REVIEW – “The Avengers”

An Experience worth the capital letter
Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Samuel Jackson
Directed by Joss Whedon

Comic book mavens rejoice, for Marvel Studios has concocted a heady and wonderful sensory brew in “The Avengers.” Weaving together the origin stories of Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, and Captain America, “The Avengers” packages a star-studded cast, one that could easily have imploded under its own weight, into a fleet-footed, yet cohesive, plotline. Nefarious forces from other worlds threaten Earth, ... more >