By Cynthia Fuchs
In the movies, suburbia is usually plastic and colorful, familiar and pockmarked by Pier Ones, Burger Kings, and Walmarts, as well as American Beauty roses.
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Mathew Lee Cothran: Judas Hung Himself in America
Daniel Brandt: Eternal Something
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'A Little History of Economics' Provides a Charming Overview of the Dismal Science
"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.