'Z for Zachariah' Is the Anti-'Mad Max'

'Z for Zachariah' Is the Anti-'Mad Max'

By Chris Barsanti

A post-apocalyptic pastoral turns primal radioactive love triangle in this throwback drama starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie, and Chris Pine. 27 Aug 2015 // 9:25 AM

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25 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Winslow in Love by Kevin Canty

She never becomes much more than a cipher for Winslow's waning desires and advancing age-- part muse, part male fantasy, but very little character.

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The Ultimate Guide to Chick Flicks: The Romance, the Glamour, the Tears, and More! by Kim Adelman

Where are Lisa Cholodenko, Sofia Coppola, and countless other writers and directors who assume and reveal the complexity of people and their situations.

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No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan

You don't read No God But God. You face a struggle between the text, your personal opinions, and what little you know about Islam.

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25 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Case Histories: A Novel by Kate Atkinson

If any of these scenarios intrigue you, Atkinson has already done the easiest part of her job.

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25 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

A Changed Man by Francine Prose

Vincent Nolan's act is a convincing one; one that even he begins to believe the more he preaches it.

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	Bruce Springsteen: Devils & Dust

It is, by turns, a country record, a folk record and even a bit of a rock record. It is thick with atmosphere, awash in violence and a shadowy mythology redolent of the Old West.

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	Christopher O’Riley: Hold Me to This: Christopher Riley Plays Radiohead

This is nothing less than a wholesale reinvention of one of the greatest and most versitile catalogs in modern pop music.

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24 Apr 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The National: Alligator

What if Leonard Cohen fronted The Psychedelic Furs with some country-pickin' guitars on board? No, I don't think we're in Brooklyn anymore either, Toto.

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	Be-Bop Deluxe: Axe Victim [reissue]

Bill Nelson has been many things in his long musical career. On his first band's debut album, for instance, he was David Bowie with a guitar solo fetish.

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24 Apr 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Blueprint: 1988

The MC/producer who quit a highly paid job in computing and spent years on the grind for the love of his art finally releases his debut. S'all good.

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Call for Papers: Do You Believe in Life After Auto-Tune?

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"Which is better, Cher’s voice before or after Auto-Tune?

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