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'Maidentrip' Is a Journey Across the Sea and Into Adulthood
Laura Dekker was born to be a sailor, a fact she proves in her successful solo sail around the world in Maidentrip. [28.Jul.14]
Scarlett Johansson Gets Goopy in 'Lucy'
This might be as close to a point as Lucy can get, the essential illogic of movies, of illusion, of delusion. [25.Jul.14]
The Glory of 'Hercules' and the Glory of Dwayne Johnson
Sweating and bleeding, swinging maces and destroying architecture, Hercules imposes his will by way of his body, the legend becoming a truth in spite of itself. [25.Jul.14]
Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight' Considers the Value of Illusion
Stanley rejects the very notion of an afterlife, bitterly noting, like so many Woody Allen characters before him, that our current existence is all we get. [25.Jul.14]
'And So It Goes'... Right Down the Drain
Rob Reiner fuels this old hat hokum with below-grade over-earnestness. [25.Jul.14]
Reviews
Laura Dekker was born to be a sailor, a fact she proves in her successful solo sail around the world in Maidentrip. [27.Jul.14]
This might be as close to a point as Lucy can get, the essential illogic of movies, of illusion, of delusion. [25.Jul.14]
Sweating and bleeding, swinging maces and destroying architecture, Hercules imposes his will by way of his body, the legend becoming a truth in spite of itself. [25.Jul.14]
Stanley rejects the very notion of an afterlife, bitterly noting, like so many Woody Allen characters before him, that our current existence is all we get. [25.Jul.14]
The plot these would-be terrorists conjure is as preposterous as any you'd find in a bad action movie. [24.Jul.14]
Even with some dips in quality, these four movies represent part of a remarkable run; you can feel all of them strive for masterpiece status. [22.Jul.14]
DVD Reviews
Laura Dekker was born to be a sailor, a fact she proves in her successful solo sail around the world in Maidentrip. [27.Jul.14]
Even with some dips in quality, these four movies represent part of a remarkable run; you can feel all of them strive for masterpiece status. [22.Jul.14]
Mixed Media
News
Features
By Ellise Fuchs
"The rangers risk their lives every day because of their hope for the park, and the hope that this amazing place promises for Eastern Congo." [16.Jul.14]
By Ellise Fuchs
"So it all came from a point of view of nostalgia, of how India used to be when I still lived there," says Ritesh Batra of his film, The Lunchbox. [13.Jul.14]
Columns
Channel Surfing
American Revolutionary wants to offer the appearance of revolution while anesthetizing any deeper understanding of the forces involved. [21.Jul.14]
Subaltern Talkies
Recent films from the action-masala genre project India as a global sheriff, replacing a toothless West as an expression of muscular nationalism. [20.Jul.14]
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