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Letters to the Editor: May 13, 2015

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The Philadelphia Experiment

Based on the 1984 sci-fi movie of the same name, this made-for-Syfy version doesn’t improve upon the premise of scientists cracking invisibility. Again, it has terrible consequences — namely, a World War II destroyer ship suddenly transported to a modern-day runway. Holy Battleship! Coffee barista Molly (Emilie Ullerup, TV’s Sanctuary) worries when her cop boyfriend

Silent Night / Silent Night, Deadly Night / Silent Night, Deadly Night Part II

In her third horror remake within as many years, Jaime King (My Bloody Valentine 3D, Mother’s Day) stars as Aubrey Bradimore, a crossword-loving sheriff’s deputy forced to work on Christmas Eve — in particular, the annual Santa parade. She lives in a dreary small town where nothing really happens, but she’s in luck: There’s a

Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Police / Def Leppard / Van Halen

In the meantime, however, I’m already learning that I’ll likely come to embrace the kiddified pop culture that surrounds modern child rearing, thanks to these three CDs from the “Rockabye Baby!” crew, whose previous instrumental-only work has covered everybody from Smashing Pumpkins and Led Zeppelin to Björk and The Flaming Lips. Most songs are as

Living in ‘1984’

I feel like I woke up in George Orwell’s “1984,” where political “doublespeak” is an accepted form of communication. Doublespeak is defined as a language that “deliberately disguises, distorts or reverses the meanings of words.” We want “better education,” so we cut spending to public education, deny certified teachers their bonuses and promote private school

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