Stories about dreams

In the commune: New Year’s resolutions

We all know that resolutions are easier to make than keep but that certainly doesn’t stop most of us from making a commitment to change ourselves for the better every new year. Whether your resolution is to lose weight, make a career move, or get a make over all it boils down to one thing – becoming a better person. So put out out that cigarette, get on that treadmill or pick up the phone – make a change in 2011! We asked Tribune bloggers what New Year’s resolutions they have made for the upcoming year. Ali Syed My new year ...

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The Matrix versus Inception: Dreaming of reality

The Matrix versus Inception – our table stood divided at two all. The waitress was the deciding vote. Which would she choose? I handed her the tip, whispering Matrix, Matrix, Matrix, under my breath. “Inception. No doubt about it,” she answered. Considering the decade that has spanned between the films, you would be forgiven for thinking that the Matrix is a sci-fi film from a different generation to Inception and therefore incomparable, but you’d be wrong. Indeed when writer and director of the film Christopher Nolan was asked in a recent LA Times article whether or not Inception would be another second-life film akin to ...

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