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Rick Marshall

Once More, With Bigger Monsters

by Rick Marshall September 13, 2013

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  It’s been almost 13 years since Pitch Black pleasantly surprised audiences with its smart spin on classic creature features and the charisma of its little-known star, Vin Diesel. The tense, sci-fi horror hybrid generated enough ...

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The Dark Mirror

by Rick Marshall April 18, 2013

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  Early in Her: A Memoir, author Christa Parravani shares a disconcerting fact that came to her attention shortly after her twin sister, Cara, died of an accidental drug overdose in 2006. “I researched our situation and ...

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True Jack

by Rick Marshall April 4, 2013

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  Jack Kerouac’s work has always had a rough trip through the Hollywood machine. Beginning with 1960’s adaptation-in-name-only The Subterraneans, many filmmakers have attempted to bring Kerouac’s work to the screen, but few have captured the ...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Tech Treasures

by Rick Marshall November 29, 2012

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  ’Tis the season for giving the tech geek on your list something special. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of gifts that are guaranteed to elicit the desired level of awe from their recipients—and if you’re lucky, ...

An Odd Couple

by Rick Marshall September 7, 2012

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  Filmmaker Jake Schreier’s Robot & Frank is set in the “near future,” but with the exception of a few fancy cars, some spiffy video-chatting technology, and the aforementioned robot, it’s a science-fiction story that does ...

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