The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate (2004) | 21 Dec 2004 // 7:00 PM

Demme's movie reasserts that the fabled U.S. political landscape isn't transparent or democratic, but instead, corrupted by the individuals who manage it.

The Manchurian Candidate (2004) | 29 Jul 2004 // 8:00 PM

The Manchurian Candidate draws a line between the corporation and the government, sustaining a hope that the U.S. system might be salvaged by an honestly free election.


'The Manchurian Candidate' is Perfect Political Science Fiction | 24 Jul 2011 // 8:59 PM

In the hands of one of the genre's true masters - John Frankenheimer - Richard Condon's novel becomes a blueprint for any nation's rocky internal relationships.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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