Barry Shear
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Reviews // 2 Articles
//Columns

Sex & Death & Rock 'n' Roll or, The Kids Weren't Alright
9 Dec 2010 // 9:45 PM

Three turn-of-the-'70s movies, freshly available through Warner Archives, give us distorted reflections of a moment when peace, love and the "youth movement" became linked with murder in the popular imagination.

//Reviews

How Mature Can You Get? 'Wild in the Streets'
30 Aug 2016 // 9:15 PM

Barry Shear's film is a jaundiced look at politics, youth culture, and everything in the air of 1968.

Across 110th Street (1972/2001)
31 Dec 1994 // 7:03 PM

What distinguishes Across 110th Street's bloodletting from that in other Hollywood films of the time is its unsparing inescapability and its matter-of-factness -- these qualities give the work its moral charge.

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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