Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Monitor Picks ; Five Things We Think You'll Really Like

Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Monitor Picks ; Five Things We Think You'll Really Like

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Enchanted 'Castle'

In Howl's Moving Castle, a spell turns a young girl into an old woman. Her only hope is to track down a wizard whose castle - a post- industrial, bagpipe-shaped structure that Frank Gehry might have designed in a moment of wild fancy - is constantly on the move from dark forces. Hayao Miyazaki's animated epic, now on DVD, is as painterly as it it is imaginative.

Zillow talk

The Web has a new verb: to zillow. It comes from zillow.com, a new source for scouting real-estate prices by neighborhood. Plug in an address and/or ZIP Code, and all relevant info pops up on a satellite image. There are gaps - the database has 60 million entries and climbing. You'll find yourself zillowing your friends and neighbors. (They're probably zillowing you, too.)

Step aside, Cousteau

Even scuba divers will marvel at Deep Sea 3D, an IMAX film that plunges viewers into an oceanic virtual reality. Here creatures such as the Fried-Egg Jellyfish make great candidates for "Ripley's Believe It Or Not. …

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