District 9 is Neil Blomkamp's 2009 film that tells the story of an alien spacecraft that lands on Earth in the early 1980's. The aliens, however, have not arrived to destroy Earth or to render Earth's people aid; they have landed on Earth as...

Although the title may sound uncannily appropriate to a children's book, in fact, The Brave Cowboy is very much a book for parents and other grown-up enamored with the mythology of the Old West. Abbey’s second novel reveals a considerable aptitude...

Published posthumously, Moments of Being is a fragmented and disjointed collection of autobiographical sketches that is curiously close to the fundamental spirit of Woolf's experiments in stream-of-consciousness fiction. One way of approaching...

If that name Richard Thorpe, in terms of the 1939 film version of The Wizard of Oz, is utterly unfamiliar to you despite countless viewings of the beloved classic musical, do not be alarmed. Richard Thorpe was the director of The Wizard of Oz....

In 2002, one of the most influential dramatists of the second half of the 20th century returned with great controversy to the Broadway stage. The playwright was Edward Albee—writer of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?—and the play was titled The...