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TV shows to watch throughout the Halloween season

Do you want to get in the Halloween spirit? Many TV shows for all ages tell stories of vampires, ghosts, witches, zombies and more, offering the perfect outlet to dive into a visual spookfest.

‘It’s really flattering’: Obama picks Spokane’s Jess Walter for favorite books of the year list

“But the great thing about books is that they get spread by word of mouth,” Walter said. Word about “We Live in Water” might have been spread initially by Twitter instead of by mouth on Saturday, but it still proved Walter’s maxim right, as Obama’s 111 million followers found out about his high esteem for the six-year-old collection of mostly Spokane-based fiction.

Enjoy ‘The Chaperone’ for its strong female leads, but don’t expect much jazz

“The Chaperone” fictionalizes an episode in the life of silent movie star Louise Brooks (Haley Lu Richardson). But it’s really more about her minder, played by Elizabeth McGovern. The film examines how the title character faces the coming of the modern age, overwhelmed by new mores that both delight and horrify her old-fashioned values.

Movie review: If ‘Life’ seems familiar, that’s because it is

“Life” so echoes Ridley Scott’s 38-year-old claustrophobic science-fiction classic “Alien,” in which a group of space travelers is under attack from a merciless invasive being, that it can only pale by comparison. But, taken on its own creature-feature terms, “Life” has enough taut moments – especially in its first half – to make it tensely diverting, though not particularly memorable in the long run.

Q&A: Sigourney Weaver on an unexpected life in sci-fi

A movie has a way of sitting up straight whenever Sigourney Weaver is in it. Whether the part is small or large, she reliably jolts any film alive with her intelligence and commanding presence. She usually means business.

Outside View: Young readers need media literacy

It comes as a mild surprise to learn that even so-called digital natives often have no idea that what they are reading or viewing is intentionally misleading, or produced by hyper-partisan proselytizers.