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Art Transforms in Brad Bird's Pop Americana Film, 'The Iron Giant'

Art Transforms in Brad Bird's Pop Americana Film, 'The Iron Giant'

By Tom Kemper

21 Feb 2017 // 2:00 AM

This film takes a revisionist approach to forms of American popular culture and mythology -- the Atomic Age, comic books, sci-fi, mid-century design -- and depicts a fierce battle between orthodoxy and individual vision....

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John Huston and Truman Capote’s Bizarre Confection, 'Beat the Devil'

By Chadwick Jenkins

16 Feb 2017 // 1:00 AM

Beat the Devil, playing at the Film Forum, is so tongue-in-cheek that it would seem to have caused disfiguration. ...

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//News

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On Truth and Dark Turns in 'Tickled'

// Short Ends and Leader

"The tickling wormhole seems to be getting deeper...

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