Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
The end of the year is traditionally the time when Hollywood studios release the movies they think will be Oscar contenders. A panel of film critics discusses the season’s splashiest movies, as well as some of the smaller films that shouldn’t be overlooked in the holiday stampede.
- Peter Brunette contributing editor for film.com and professor of film studies at George Mason University
- Pat Dowell of NPR
- Arch Campbell Emmy winning entertainment reporter and movie critic.
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