Ian Chant
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//Features

Joss Whedon 101: Firefly | 16 Mar 2011 // 5:00 PM

There are few if any prematurely cancelled shows whose demise is more lamented than Firefly.

Life, The Universe and Everything | 8 Feb 2011 // 9:05 PM

Like Richard Feynman before him, Dr. Leonard Mlodinow has a gift that’s all too rare in physicists – he speaks Normal Person. The physicist and author of the New York Times best-seller The Drunkard’s Walk, Mlodinow has a knack for making the complicated issues that crop up in quantum physics understandable to everyday readers.

//Reviews

'Micmacs' Could Make Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton Squirm with Jealousy | 8 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

In the highly stylized and inimitably executed scenes that owe as much to the Three Stooges and Rube Goldberg as to comedic luminaries like Keaton and Chaplin, Micmacs resembles nothing so much as watching a sporting event of the highest caliber, a quarterback on the hottest of streaks, hitting every pass, every note, and making it all look way too easy.

Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Movie Collection, Set 5 | 14 Sep 2010 // 4:59 PM

In this collection of the latest Agatha Christie mysteries, everything is worth seeing, but the unorthodox adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express stands head and shoulders above the rest.

//Blogs

Psych-Horror Flick as Music Video, or Vice Versa: Animal Collective's 'Oddsac' | 12 Aug 2010 // 2:00 AM

Musically and visually, Animal Collective's new "visual album" 'Oddsac' is unmistakably in the group's wheelhouse: unapologetically and uncompromisingly weird, possessed of a singular vision, and all the more compelling for it.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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