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Film critic David Edelstein says Snowpiercer — a dystopian film based on a French graphic novel — is far more invigorating and potent than Transformers 4: Age of Extinction.
Tom Perrotta's 2011 novel examined the aftermath of an unexplained rapturelike event. A new HBO series inspired by The Leftovers begins Sunday. Originally broadcast Aug. 25, 2011.
Wallach made a career of playing the villain in films like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and The Magnificent Seven. He died Tuesday at the age of 98. Wallach talked with Terry Gross in 1990.
On Thursday, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said the administration would tap into Treasury funds to boost new construction of rental housing and extend its mortgage modification program.
Former Senate Majority Leader and White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker died on Thursday at age 88. Baker was one of the key players in Ronald Reagan's historic tax and spending cuts.
Peter Conte has serenaded shoppers in Philadelphia for 2 shows a day, 6 days a week for more than 2 decades. On Saturday, those attending Wanamaker Organ Day will hear him and the refurbished organ.