With its eye-popping visuals, compelling Cold War storyline and a seemingly endless array of online battle options, Tuesday's 12:01 a.m. release of "Call of Duty: Black Ops" ushered in a new era in my house.
The death this month of British aid worker Linda Norgrove in Afghanistan and the subsequent discussion about aid worker safety have fueled a row between the United States and nongovernmental organizations about how to deliver aid and do development work in conflict zones like Afghanistan and Pakistan.
â¢ A playful Sam Worthington was ready for a guys' night out at new L.A. lounge Trousdale. Ordering beers and joking around with his friends, the Clash of the Titans star pulled pranks and high-fived his pals - and his whole table was roaring with laughter. Though there were ladies surrounding his table, the Aussie seemed more interested in hanging with his male pals. Nearby, Kristin Cavallari was happy to be the center of attention in her group of pals, greeting fellow revelers, like Jason Statham, warmly with a hug.
There's never a bad time for a toga party, right? The story of Perseus -- the bastard son of Zeus who takes on the mighty Kraken -- will endure long after Louis Leterrier's enjoyably cheesy movie has been forgotten (or, inevitably, remade in 4D).