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Two New Relationship Comedies Hit FX

· Jul 16, 2014 09:12 am

The ups and downs of dating and marriage have long lent themselves to comedic entertainment. From I Love Lucy to Married with Children, it’s fun to watch couples navigate their quirks. ...

Filmfest München: What Cincinnati's Sister City Can Teach Us

· Jul 16, 2014 09:00 am

Instead of starting off with questions about what I learned about international film culture from attending the Munich Film Festival, it would be far more instructive to kick off with a discussion about what the experience made me think about in terms of what it means to be modern.
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We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

television, Masters of Sex, Brew Dogs, Wilfred, The Bridge, Welcome to Sweden, Working the Engels, True Blood, Ray Donovan, The Leftovers, The Strain, Nathan For You

· Jul 9, 2014 09:46 am

Sex may still be considered a taboo topic in America today, but 60 years ago many were completely in the dark about what was going on “down there.” Researchers Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson pushed to relate activity between the legs to activity between the ears with the science of sex. ...

Paul Haggis Keeps ‘Third Person’ a Remote Exercise

· Jul 9, 2014 09:41 am

“Watch me.” The line of dialogue is whispered during a couple of key sequences in Third Person, the new film from Paul Haggis, the Academy Award-winning director of Crash (Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay). As you might imagine, the phrase insinuates itself dramatically into the hearts of the characters who hear it, as they attempt to heed the call. ...

A Family-Friendly Call From ‘Earth to Echo’

· Jul 2, 2014 08:36 am

Earth to Echo wastes no time setting up its premise. Three young teens — Alex (Teo Halm), Tuck (Astro) and Munch (Reese Hartwig) — as awkwardly nerdy as can be, land themselves in the middle of quite an adventure when they begin investigating cell phone disturbances in their soon-to-be redeveloped community in Nevada. ...

‘Nathan For You’ and the Sacha Baron Cohen Dilemma

· Jul 2, 2014 08:41 am

Prank shows are nothing new. Candid Camera spanned seven decades, Punk’d targeted celebs and now even Betty White has a prank show for old people called Off Their Rockers. Nathan For You (10:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Comedy Central) is pegged as a prank show or parody of the dime-a-dozen business-rescue programs on today, but it’s actually much more. ...

 
 
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Northside Community Council OKs Needle Exchange

Northside program an effort to fight disease, demonstrate benefits of exchanges

· Jul 22, 2014 10:46 am

Northside Community Council voted July 21 to allow a needle exchange program in the neighborhood. The effort, run by the Cincinnati Exchange Program, will start sometime in August and operate from a van one day a week for three hours at a time. Planned Parenthood will also participate, providing...

Morning News and Stuff

National Urban League comes to Cincy, landmark renovations may cost more cash, Cranley says cities don't need to annex the burbs

· Jul 22, 2014 09:33 am

It's morning! I have news! Morning news! Wow, sorry, that's a lot of exclamation points. I sprung for the large iced coffee this morning and probably need to settle down a little. Anyway, here we go:Cincinnati is playing host to the annual National Urban League Conference this week. The event,...

REVIEW: Cincinnati Opera's 'La Calisto'

Continues through July 27 at SCPA

· Jul 22, 2014 08:48 am

Don't walk. Run to the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) to catch the remaining performances of La Calisto, an opera composed in 1653 that's equal parts romance and raunch, performed by a superb cast of singers, instrumentalists and dancers who are all clearly having a...

 

Jonah and Kumail Bring L.A. Live Show to Comedy Central

· Jul 22, 2014 03:25 pm

For the past four years, comedians Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani have hosted a weekly show from NerdMelt, a small space in the back of Los Angeles comic book shop Meltdown. Launched by Chris Hardwick (creator of blog/podcast-turned-digital entertainment network The Nerdist; Talking Dead host) — NerdMelt may not be your typical L.A. comedy club. ...

Embracing the Present in ‘Wish I Was Here’

· Jul 22, 2014 03:23 pm

There’s something fitting in the work of Zach Braff — the star of successful television comedy series Scrubs, which sang, danced, and laughed its way through the madcap years of med school residency for its hapless trio of would-be doctors — because Braff, settling in at the helm of his second feature film, has a not-exactly morbid curiosity with life and death. ...

Filmfest München: What Cincinnati's Sister City Can Teach Us

· Jul 16, 2014 09:00 am

Instead of starting off with questions about what I learned about international film culture from attending the Munich Film Festival, it would be far more instructive to kick off with a discussion about what the experience made me think about in terms of what it means to be modern.
...

Two New Relationship Comedies Hit FX

· Jul 16, 2014 09:12 am

The ups and downs of dating and marriage have long lent themselves to comedic entertainment. From I Love Lucy to Married with Children, it’s fun to watch couples navigate their quirks. ...

We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

television, Masters of Sex, Brew Dogs, Wilfred, The Bridge, Welcome to Sweden, Working the Engels, True Blood, Ray Donovan, The Leftovers, The Strain, Nathan For You

· Jul 9, 2014 09:46 am

Sex may still be considered a taboo topic in America today, but 60 years ago many were completely in the dark about what was going on “down there.” Researchers Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson pushed to relate activity between the legs to activity between the ears with the science of sex. ...

A Family-Friendly Call From ‘Earth to Echo’

· Jul 2, 2014 08:36 am

Earth to Echo wastes no time setting up its premise. Three young teens — Alex (Teo Halm), Tuck (Astro) and Munch (Reese Hartwig) — as awkwardly nerdy as can be, land themselves in the middle of quite an adventure when they begin investigating cell phone disturbances in their soon-to-be redeveloped community in Nevada. ...

The End of a Campy, Sexy Vampire Era

· Jun 18, 2014 09:25 am

What started as a fun, hot addition to the YA vampire lit craze with a killer concept — the invention of synthetic blood sparks a population of vampires “coming out of the coffin” to mix with the humans they no longer have to feed on to survive — has become quite the crazy train of otherworldly drama. ...

 
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