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Stealth Kids’ Movies for the Era of Quarantine

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In order to minimize the odds that sheltering in place will drive us to renew our subscriptions to “PAW Patrol,” “PJ Masks,” and any number of other infernal children’s entertainments, I’ve been pulling together a list of movies that are kid-friendly by happenstance rather than by design. The criteria are loose and can stretch or contract depending on your kid’s age and preferences. But the basics are that the movies be live-action, fun and somewhat intellectually engaging for grownups to watch, and lack as much as possible what Tipper Gore might call “explicit content.”

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Can a single pill change your life?

Can a Single Pill Change Your Life?

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MDMA, the active ingredient in the drug Ecstasy, has been reviled as a menace and even a killer. Now some therapists claim it can help light the way out of a traumatic past.

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Daniel Day-Lewis: How the Greatest Living Actor Became Lincoln

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The shy, soft-spoken actor on the challenge of portraying a man whom everyone and no one knows at once In the summer of 2011, the actress Sally Field began receiving text messages from Abraham Lincoln. “I’d hear that twinkle-twinkle on my phone, and he would have sent me some ridiculous limerick,” says Field, who plays…

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Kathryn Bigelow: The Art of Darkness (Time Cover Feature)

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To understand the controversy around Kathryn Bigelow’s hit film Zero Dark Thirty, it helps to understand Kathryn Bigelow’s kind of movie.

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Chimp Change

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When Marc Jurnove first visited the Long Island Game Farm Park and Zoo in the spring of 1995, he found Barney, a chimpanzee, living in bleak isolation, with only a swing to distract him and no other chimps in sight. Concerned, Jurnove sought legal action. However, the case that followed, Animal Legal Defense Fund v.…

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