Jessica C. Coggins

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Sorry, Mom

This time last week, I got into the most vicious fight I’ve ever had with my mother. We were screaming

For Your Consideration

As the Writer’s Guild of America settled their strike with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers two weeks

An Immoral ‘Compass’?

Many Catholics are very angry with Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig. No, it has nothing to do with wanting their

Game Over

In its first week of sales “Halo 3” grossed over $300 million dollars. Quite a lot of people, undoubtedly many

The Jane Austen Book Club

Credit Colin Firth and his toned torso emerging from a fountain in the BBC adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice” for

Hooray for Hollywood

Back in early June, I awoke one morning to the sound of dozens of helicopters swarming past my apartment toward

F(ocus) Your Activism

After some impossibly frigid and rainy April days, Massachusetts weather finally decided to give us a break. The sun has

This Is Our Country

One day last week, I logged into Facebook and came across a group entitled "Students for the Secession of New

Monster of a Website

When you look at my Facebook profile you’ll see that I’m female, interested in men, and married – don’t worry

Ulliel Steps Into the Mask of 'Hannibal'

Before he developed a taste for liver—with fava beans and a nice chianti, of course—Hannibal Lecter was a just a

MOVIE REVIEW: The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd Directed by Robert DeNiro Universal Pictures 4 Stars As a bizarre radiation case involving former KGB agents

The War That Assured Independence

The War of 1812 is perhaps known for only two reasons. One is the burning of Washington, D.C. The second

Movie Review: Running with Scissors

Running with Scissors Directed by Ryan Murphy Sony Pictures Entertainment After leaving “Running with Scissors,” I called my mother to

School for Scoundrels

MGM Directed by Todd Phillips 2.5 stars “There are two types of people in this world: those that run shit,

The Last Templar

‘Last Templar’ Excels in Excitement, But Little in Love

In the midst of the popularity surrounding “The Da Vinci Code” arrives “The Last Templar,” by Raymond Khoury. Currently listed