Leanna B. Ehrlich

Film

Were You Aware? Four Upcoming Jennifer Lawrence Films...Maybe

Jennifer Lawrence will be in lots of movies. Some of these are fake.

Film

'Playbook' Breaks the Rules Tastefully, Politely

In "Silver Linings Playbook,” a blend of uniquely personal filmmaking and emotionally astute acting effectively lays bare all the hidden pains of an unassuming suburban landscape.

Books

Lehane Re-Invigorates Familiar Formula

In his 10th novel, prolific scribe of crime and mystery Dennis Lehane delivers a violent, hard-edged look at the inner workings and consequences of organized crime during Prohibition.

Books

Rowling Moves Beyond Magic in ‘The Casual Vacancy’

It remains nearly impossible to read, analyze, and absorb “The Casual Vacancy” without invoking Harry Potter. How do you turn the page on a cultural milestone and open to a small town in southwest England, where the greatest drama involves a local election rather than a corporeal force of evil?

Film

Karl Urban Lays Down the Law

Karl Urban, star and eponymous Judge in "Dredd 3D," talks about his organic, gravelly voice, the costume, and the existential philosophizing that made the man.

Film

Fall Brings Horror and Blood

The Fall movie season brings grit in "Killing Them Softly" and "The Paperboy" as well as the ethereal stylings of "Cloud Atlas." Plus, RPatz.

Summer Postcards 2012

Run, Abruni, Run

Day after day, the children sprint in a colorful flock from their doorsteps to greet us. I’ve nearly barreled over little girls as they flew from hidden paths to leap into my arms.

Summer Postcards 2012

Akwaaba to the Real World

Too often, while exploring and volunteering in new places, I’ve treated every moment like a snapshot waiting to happen.

Books

Groff’s ‘Arcadia’ a Captivating Glimpse of Life on a Commune

It is a fulfilling and well written novel that can find solace for a character despite a string of lifelong disconnects, and by the end of “Arcadia,” Groff does just that.

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'The Cove' by Ron Rash is available in stores now.

Books

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"Are You My Mother?" is available in bookstores now.

Music

Studying with Movie Scores

If you're anything like me, when you sit down to study with music, you may inevitably find yourself writing "I'm lost in the world / I'm down on my mind" instead of defining relevant aspects of life history theory. Watching TV while completing a problem set? The last time I tried that, I waxed poetic about Liz Lemon's dominant alleles. No, homework requires something else—something without distracting words or images. So whether you're tackling a paper or problem set, movie scores are a surefire accompaniment. The Arts Board presents you with eight classics.

Books

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'The Orphan Master's Son' by Adam Johnson is available in bookstores now.

Film

‘Hunger Games’ Will Sate Book’s Fans

“The Hunger Games” proves to be that rare triumph: a compelling adaptation that captures the spirit and atmosphere of its source material without sacrificing originality or pandering to its audience.

Books

Fear Emerges in the Mundane in Chaon’s Nightmarish Latest

“Actually, if you look closely, our ghosts are fluttering everywhere, dispersed and dispersing,” writes Dan Chaon in “Stay Awake,” an impressive and unsettling new collection of short stories. In this book, an atmospheric ode to all things disturbing, Chaon flits between the gruesome and the depressing and lingers just long enough on each story to fully realize its creepy environment.

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Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

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Class of 2018: By the Numbers

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An Evil Woman

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