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October 2008

‘Religulous’ Mocks the Mockable

There are certain unwinnable arguments in life, debates where no one side can claim clear victory. Argue over abortion, and see how staunch either position


Cast Away

In Hollywood, they say a good movie is only a solid script away. Put a decent director and a somewhat salable cast in an excellent


September 2008

An Idol for Every Generation - Paul Newman: (1925 - 2008)

He was classic Hollywood for the counterculture generation, a throwback to the days of good looks and gifted talent transformed into idealism, allure, and myth,


A True Icon

For now, a picture says it all: Read our complete tribute to Paul Newman in tomorrow’s blog post.


It’s a Review-a-thon!

Sometimes, we get so bogged down with titles here at SE&L that we can’t imagine ever getting through them all. Be it


The Rebel (2006)

When one considers Asian cinema, certain countries instantly command our attention. China (and its Hong Kong companion), Thailand, Japan, and South Korea typically lead the


IMAX makes this ‘Eagle’ Soar

Beware of Big Brother…blah, blah, blah. You can’t pick up a publication nowadays, or listen to any number of broadcast pundits, and not


War/Dance (2007)

Unless our own troops are involved (or in rare cases, our vital national interest), Americans don’t really care about wars abroad. Whether its ancestral


Unforgotten: 25 Years After Willowbrook (1996)

Back then, it just wasn’t done. Society shunned the family that “forced” their handicapped child on the rest of the world, and doctors relied


Plan 9 from Syracuse (2007)

By their very definition, dreamers don’t see the world through a wholly realistic perspective. They exist in the “what if”, not the “what now”.


August 2008

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