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Tuesday, September 1 2009

Explainers: Back to the '50's and Up to the Present

Jules Feiffer's groundbreaking Village Voice comics delivered a satirical take on current events and paved the way for many contemporary strips.


Reviews

Monday, March 10 2014

An American Basketballer in Iran

The Iran Job follows a season in the life of Kevin Sheppard and offers a window into daily life in Iran.


Wednesday, February 12 2014

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in a Well-Made BBC Biopic

Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West capture the emotional truth of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor's relationship in the BBC biopic, Burton and Taylor.


Monday, December 23 2013

'Mea Maxima Culpa' Exposes the Catholic Church's Most Grievous Sin

Although abuse had been regularly covered since the '90s, Gibney’s film delivers convincing proof that the Vatican had known about it for decades, and refused to take action against the offending priests.


Friday, October 4 2013

The Spent, Dishonest Men of 'The Spy Who Came in from the Cold'

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a richly rewarding film, but you'll endure a twisty plot that delivers no clear lessons or moral uplift.


Monday, August 19 2013

Life Among the Fleshpots of San Francisco: 'Tales of the City'

Sex and drugs and complex gay characters! The groundbreaking mini-series, Tales of the City, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.


Melvin Monster [10.Aug.09]

Blogs

Wednesday, December 2 2009

Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation

Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation - New Press [$22.95]


Saturday, August 29 2009

Back to the '50's and up to the present

Jules Feiffer's groundbreaking Village Voice comics delivered a satirical take on current events and paved the way for contemporary strips like Tom Tomorrow’s “This Modern World” and David Rees’ “Get Your War On”. This week's Iconographies focuses on The Explainers the recent collection of Feiffer's Village Voice comics.


Thursday, August 6 2009

Tony Hillerman: People of Darkness


Tony Hillerman: A Thief of Time (Re:Print) [16.Jul.09]
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