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  • Film Review: 'Jobs' biopic is fine, but it lacks spice

    Film Review: 'Jobs' biopic is fine, but it lacks spice
    In making this new biopic about Apple founder Steve Jobs, writer/director Joshua Michael Stern (“Swing Vote,” “Neverwas”) had to deal with all the dangers inherent to the form. These are the same dangers facing anyone writing about the film. Was Jobs a visionary? A perfectionist? An egomaniacal control freak? A realist? Back in the 1940s, another visionary/control freak named Orson Welles dealt with these problems in “Citizen Kane” by presenting multiple POVs; David Fincher used a little of that strategy for “The Social Network,” his 2010 movie about Facebook magnate Mark Zuckerberg.
  • Learning Matters: College, career serve as beneficial goals

    Learning Matters: College, career serve as beneficial goals
    If education guru Dr. Bill Daggett had his way, the declared goal of the Common Core curriculum would be to prepare students to be career-ready. As he told Glendale teachers last August, the push for “college-and-career-ready” standards came...

    X-Prize reward moves forward to Senate committee

    A cash prize of up to $25,000 for some good thinking and ideas that solve problems, innovates a process or streamlines a system within a government agency took another step this week toward being offered to the public. Dubbed the X-Prize, the reward...

    Tropico Perspective: iPad dreams and disappointment

    My little adopted girl has been home now for one year. This is the first Christmas in which she understands what presents are all about. She is a very determined and strong-willed young lady and isn’t afraid to tell you what’s on her mind....

    Small Wonders: A few things he just doesn't get

    Things I simply just don’t get: So, the last Harry Potter movie just came out. Spoiler Alert: J.K. Rowling is a gazillionaire. And leading up to the release was a gauntlet of publicity about the middle-aged actors pretending to be 17-year-old...