Theory of Everything reveals ‘reel’ bravery

Theory of Everything.

Bravery comes in many forms. While the traditional hero may conquer worlds that others may see, the unlikely hero can show us how to find the courage within to confront what seems insurmountable. In The Theory of Everything, Stephen Hawking acts like an unlikely hero when we first meet him as a ...

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2015 Infiniti QX60 3.5 AWD — Winning combo

2015 Infiniti QX60 3.5 AWD

In the crowded world of crossovers, Infiniti’s QX60 fits neatly into the “just right” category. It’s the right size, the right fuel economy, the right level of luxury and the right price, at $42,400 for the base front-wheel-drive model. It also rides smoothly, handles competently and ...

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Some past Oscar treats

Robin Williams and Nathan Lane in The Birdcage.

With this year’s Academy Awards just a few weeks away, let’s savor some treats with Oscar pedigrees. Here’s what’s available this weekend on broadcast and cable television. The Lion in Winter (1968) Jaws dropped on Oscar night 1968 when Ingrid Bergman announced the winner of the year’s Best ...

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SUV’s of 2014, plus the Car of the Year

2014 Tesla Model S 85

No one can predict how long Americans will enjoy today’s unexpectedly low fuel prices, but the longer the trend persists, the more sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks automakers can look forward to selling. U.S. motorists love those big, safe, versatile vehicles, especially the carlike ...

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Blizzard movies: what to watch while trapped at home

The Grand Budapest Hotel is available on demand and online.

If you are stuck inside the next couple of days – and your cable and power stay on – here are a few films to help pass the time and get you ready for the Oscars! Boyhood (2014) This magical film from director Richard Linklater delivers a Valentine greeting to any parent who experiences the... ...

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Tasty and healthy treats

The Twicebaked Twins' No-Bake Treats.

With a brand new year ahead of us, we all strive hard to have a good beginning and eating healthy is always a great place to start. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is finally over and for most people so is the overindulging of just about everything. We have been testing recipes... ...

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American Sniper brings the realities of war home

Bradley Cooper in The American Sniper.

At age 84, Clint Eastwood reminds us that, no matter the war, too many soldiers face challenging battles when they come home. While his film American Sniper may advertise itself as the story of one military hero, the director focuses on how our nation fails to support all of our military ...

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