Lesley Smith
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TV 2011: Survivalist Crime Solvers | 18 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Recent US crime shows claim not only that the law does not provide justice to ordinary Americans, but also that it cannot do so.

An Admirable Account of Himself | 16 Jun 2003 // 8:00 PM

Gregory Peck was enthralled with the process of becoming someone else, and worked at perfecting it until the very end of his motion picture career.

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'Backtrack' and Adrian Brody's Suffering Visage | 25 Feb 2016 // 4:30 AM

Peter (Brody) is beset by Gothic clichés: he walks empty city streets, rarely sees daylight, cues lashing rain, and attracts an entire practice of ghosts who really don’t like him very much at all.

'Northern Soul': Rebellion at 45rpm | 7 Oct 2015 // 5:00 AM

In the dance halls, we can see the transformation of lost individuals into a glorious tribe of dressed up, sweaty acolytes, flashing their baggy trousers and swirling their flared skirts.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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