Movie Review: “The Five-Year Engagement” – To Wed, or Not to Wed

Filmmaker Nicholas Stoller’s “The Five-Year Engagement” humorously and sweetly reminds that of all the folly we foment in this human existence, few pursuits are more profound with sheer, dizzying, bedeviling joy than love and marriage. ‘Tis the masks of comedy and tragedy put into full play by no less a wily director than Mr. Cupid himself.

Costly Work Ahead For F-22

Two F-22 Raptors fly a Northern Edge 2008 training mission over Alaska May 8, 2008. The aircraft are from the 3rd Wing at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mikal Canfield)

When officials told reporters Monday that they had deployed F-22 fighter jets in the Middle East for the first time, it was downplayed as “a very normal deployment.” But when it comes to the F-22, there’s very little “normal” about it.