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Much ado in Santa Monica

Joss Whedon's adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing is an enchanting modern take on the 16th-century romance and a nearly perfect movie.

Galactic hopes

Star Trek has long been insistently nonreligious. But in the end it has not replaced religion, just repurposed it.

The Bluths’ school for virtue

Arrested Development is back, and family dysfunction is on display. But family may also be the characters' chance to break free from paralyzing narcissism.