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Film
Which Is More Interesting in 'A Brief History of Time', His Ideas or Stephen Hawking Himself?
Errol Morris delivers an impressionistic take on a remarkable life that is perhaps more wondrous than it has any right to be. [21.Apr.14]
Mean Streets Meet Clean Streets: 'Bill Elliott Detective Mysteries'
Despite tough breaks, happy endings prevail thanks to the intelligence and professionalism of law enforcement. [21.Apr.14]
Nature, with Narrative: 'Disneynature's Bears'
The House of Mouse isn't out to play Bill Nye. It's not going to rewrite your understanding of the instincts and issues that coming with living in the wild. [21.Apr.14]
Johnny Depp Is Ubiquitous Not Only in Real Life, but in 'Transcendence', Too
The decision to preserve the consciousness of Johnny Depp's AI researcher is a Frankenstein- and Skynet-like Very Bad Idea. [18.Apr.14]
'Make Your Move' Ain't Got the Groove
Make Your Move seems determined to take the most circuitous route through its myriad generic clichés. [18.Apr.14]
Reviews
Errol Morris delivers an impressionistic take on a remarkable life that is perhaps more wondrous than it has any right to be. [21.Apr.14]
Despite tough breaks, happy endings prevail thanks to the intelligence and professionalism of law enforcement. [20.Apr.14]
The decision to preserve the consciousness of Johnny Depp's AI researcher is a Frankenstein- and Skynet-like Very Bad Idea. [18.Apr.14]
Make Your Move seems determined to take the most circuitous route through its myriad generic clichés. [18.Apr.14]
Even when darker in subject matter, Jan Svankmajer's films all retain an element of joyousness and childlike wonder. [17.Apr.14]
This is a fascinating glimpse into an exploratory, identity-forming period before even Soderbergh himself seemed to have a handle on his erratic muse. [17.Apr.14]
DVD Reviews
Errol Morris delivers an impressionistic take on a remarkable life that is perhaps more wondrous than it has any right to be. [21.Apr.14]
Despite tough breaks, happy endings prevail thanks to the intelligence and professionalism of law enforcement. [20.Apr.14]
Mixed Media
Columns
On Principle
The Wolf of Wall Street celebrates deception, whereas Hugo upholds the search for truth. Which worldview is Scorsese's? [15.Apr.14]
Short Ends & Leader
What Blue is the Warmest Color demands of its viewers is to stop looking and start sensing, start engaging with cinema with all five senses. [13.Apr.14]
From The Blogs
The House of Mouse isn't out to play Bill Nye. It's not going to rewrite your understanding of the instincts and issues that coming with living in the wild. [21.Apr.14]
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