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Film
Metaphor in a Time of Ebola
The more closely I followed the Ebola coverage, the more the simulacra of contagion in fiction, film, and games seemed inextricably woven into the mainstream media. [29.Jan.15]
'Legends of the Knight' Is a Little Too Reverent About the Dark Knight
Legends of the Knight takes the cultural impact of Batman seriously by highlighting a few of his biggest fans, even though the hero worship gets a little redundant by its conclusion. [29.Jan.15]
Two Shirley Clarke Documentaries Get Long-Overdue Resurrections
Portrait of Jason and Ornette: Made in America, two outstanding Shirley Clarke documentaries, represent unique takes on the black experience in America. [29.Jan.15]
Tom Cruise: Hollywood's Last Great Movie Star
Tom Cruise is the most consistent movie star Hollywood has, and when he stops making films, his absence will signify the end of an era. [28.Jan.15]
Sundance Film Festival 2015: 'Princess' and 'The Wolfpack'
By Piers Marchant
In the fictional film Princess and the documentary The Wolfpack, a child's resilience might thwart even the most determined of boogey men. [28.Jan.15]
Reviews
Legends of the Knight takes the cultural impact of Batman seriously by highlighting a few of his biggest fans, even though the hero worship gets a little redundant by its conclusion. [28.Jan.15]
Pawel Pawlikowski's frosty drama, although perhaps too simple for its own good, elevates strong emotional connections from an entirely chilly exterior. [27.Jan.15]
By Piers Marchant
In the fictional film Princess and the documentary The Wolfpack, a child's resilience might thwart even the most determined of boogey men. [28.Jan.15]
By Piers Marchant
Both The Witch and Z for Zachariah point to the terrifying uselessness of religion in the face of the wilderness. [26.Jan.15]
This loopy and stupid film promises eros and instead delivers an earache. [26.Jan.15]
As the eccentric art thief Charlie Mortdecai, Johnny Depp says things cleverly instead of saying clever things. [23.Jan.15]
Mixed Media
News
By Julie Westfall and Meredith Blake
Woody Allen will write and direct his first television series for Amazon, the company announced on Tuesday in a statement. The half-hour… [14.Jan.15]
Features
A sweeping, mythological epic of dreams and nightmares, Alpha introduces one of Greek cinema's newest and most entrancing actresses. [26.Jan.15]
Universal Pictures, distributors of the eight-film Steven Spielberg Collection on Blu-ray, is uniquely positioned to offer a long view of Spielberg's career. [18.Jan.15]
Columns
Simulacra Beat
The more closely I followed the Ebola coverage, the more the simulacra of contagion in fiction, film, and games seemed inextricably woven into the mainstream media. [28.Jan.15]
Stars in Our Eyes
Tom Cruise is the most consistent movie star Hollywood has, and when he stops making films, his absence will signify the end of an era. [27.Jan.15]
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