Steven Shainberg
Reviews // 3 Articles
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For a Movie that Wants to Depict Fringe, 'Secretary' Is Surprisingly Didactic
25 Oct 2010 // 3:59 PM

Secretary is a quirky feature from the early 2000s about BDSM and lonely damaged people wearing sexy stockings. A critical darling in theatrical release, the film is still thought-provoking and disconcerting.

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
14 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

In making Arbus' biography understandable, if "imaginary," the film also makes her work -- so thrillingly strange -- a bit too familiar.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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