survival

Crazy Rich Asians, family pressure, Alpha, life pre-history, Wall, the Middle-East divide

Also: sky watching and wondering in Cielo; sympathy for Nico and violence and Mark Wahlberg at Mile 22

Ben-Hur re-made again, a modernized western and one of the best animated films of the year

Also: women and Wall Street in Equity, a moving drama of Little Men growing up and two Canadian films with broken families

B.C. man survives hours adrift in ocean by holding on to jerry cans, crab float

B.C. man survived for two ours by clinging for life to a pair of two jerry cans.

A foul mouthed teddy bear, Swedish humour, a Kiwi western and an Indian 'Godfather'

Reviews of 'Ted 2', 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence', 'Slow West' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'

Proof that zombies can smell

In a zombie apocalypse, it is only natural to think of guns, swords, or pointed sticks as your most powerful weapons against the shambling hordes of walking dead. But there is one weapon of equal, if...

Robert Redford’s Vancouver movie, Michael Bay’s Miami comedy and Terrence Malick on the wonder of love

Susan Sarandon and Robert Redford star in The Company You Keep about youthful political action that comes back to haunt

Zombie survival class cancelled, children left untrained for apocalypse

Despite the fantastic popularity of all things zombie, an Oregon middle school has cancelled zombie preparedness class. But what of the children? And their brains?

Stewart Brand and the Whole Earth Discipline

“We are as gods and HAVE to get good at it.” Stewart Brand, the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog, who, in the late 1960’s successfully provoked NASA to publish the first photo of Earth from space,...