March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 10 — Yes, that really was a City Pulse clip on last night's "The Colbert Report" episode on Comedy Central: The "Brushfire over bullying" story was shown in Stephen Colbert's introduction...
March 18 2013
In the secret language shared by twins Jack and Jill Sadelstein, the phrase “polly wolly zoom golly golly” means “I want to choke on my own vomit.” And that’s precisely what...
March 18 2013
Stephenie Meyer, the queen of supernatural teen romance, was faced with a rebellion in her kingdom when “Breaking Dawn,” the final installment of her phenomenally successful “Twilight”...
March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 17 — The documentary "The Kings of Flint" screened last Sunday as part of the East Lansing Film Festival — but it's already got a sequel. Michigan State University faculty members...
March 18 2013
There are some women whose secrets shine in their eyes. Martha (Elizabeth Olsen) is one of them. She seems to radiate uncertainty, dread and vulnerability. She’s on the run, both from a backwoods...
March 18 2013
If your holiday wish is for one more cruise aboard “The Love Boat,” director Garry Marshall may be your cinematic Santa: Although Captain Stubing and cruise director Julie McCoy may have missed...
March 18 2013
You don’t have to have endured a long-distance relationship to appreciate “Like Crazy,” but if you have, you’ll have no trouble identifying with the yearning, the worrying and the...
March 18 2013
Thursday, Dec. 15 — Apparently, nobody ever considered offering Tom Cruise the role of James Bond, which may be why the star launched the “Mission: Impossible” line. Based on a TV show...
March 18 2013
Friday, Dec. 16 — When it came to understanding the dynamics of long-distance love, “Like Crazy” stars Felicity Jones and Anton Yelchin were already experts before the cameras rolled....
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Dec. 20 — Let’s start with the question everyone wants to ask: How does Rooney Mara compare to Noomi Rapace, the actress who became an international sensation in the trilogy of Swedish...
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 21 — Is David Andrews soon to become a morning man?
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 28 — A Lansing restaurant that specializes in using locally purchased organic ingredients in its dishes is shutting its doors at year’s end. Sawyer’s Pancake House has...
March 18 2013
Thursday, Jan. 5 — Crepes are a staple of French cuisine. But do they have a place in East Lansing? Mais oui, says Theresa Rice, owner of American Crepes, which opened Dec. 18 in the Trowbridge Plaza
March 18 2013
If you were mystified by “Memento” and driven to distraction by the mind games of “Inception,” just wait until you try to sort out “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” director...
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Jan. 11 — Classical music fans looking for a day trip this weekend might want to consider heading to Kalamazoo for a taping of National Public Radio’s “From the Top.”...
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Jan. 11 — Let’s be honest: Some movies are easier to watch if you have a few drinks close at hand. And one excellent case-in-point would be “KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park,”...
March 18 2013
"Joyful Noise" is set in one of those homey Georgia hamlets in which everyone over 35 is a country-fried Confucius, eagerly (and aggressively) dispensing the sort of wisdom that ought to come with a side...
March 18 2013
The clafoutis has turned into cobbler, the rum has been traded out for scotch, a couple of names have been changed (to protect the guilty?) and the action sometimes leaves the living room, but otherwise...
March 18 2013
Getting up early in the morning is nothing new for WILX news anchor David Andrews. He’s been married to WFMK-FM morning-show DJ Monica Harris for 24 years, and she’s been starting work before...
March 18 2013
Stephen Daldry has something to brag about. Every one of the British-born director’s features to date — “Billy Elliot,” “The Hours” and “The Reader” —...

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