For me, the most frustrating treasures are those that, for many, remain undiscovered. With that in mind, I wanted to highlight a couple of my favorites.
It is the stuff of movies -- being able to erase a bad memory while keeping others intact. But members of a team that includes a Medical College of Georgia researcher say they've been able to do just that in specially bred mice.
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I knew, when I began this project of documenting the finest films of the sound era, that the decade I would find most difficult was the first of the new millennium. It's not a problem of quantity or quality - there have been many great movies released in the past several years - but of distance.
Its star-studded lineup poses the possibility of divalike demands, beefs breaking out and entourages elbowing each other out of the way. But "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" is as friendly and down-home as the title suggests.
LOS ANGELES - Martin Scorsese was an also-ran two years ago with "Gangs of New York." Clint Eastwood was a runner-up last year with "Mystic River."
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The Howard Hughes epic "The Aviator" led Academy Awards contenders with 11 nominations Tuesday, including best picture, plus acting honors for Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett and Alan Alda and a directing slot for Martin Scorsese.
The key word in the mouthful of a movie title "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" is "series."
LOS ANGELES - With no J.R.R. Tolkien fantasy to lord over Hollywood's prom night, an eccentric mix of real-life characters may step in to fill the void at the Academy Awards.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Bucky Buckaroo the wallaroo and Pancho the goat may soon be back in the custody of their rapper owner Vanilla Ice.