Marguerite Duras: A Sublime Passion

Marguerite Duras: A Sublime Passion

By Hans Rollman

An intimate interview with France’s acclaimed woman of letters reveals the power of silence. 24 Aug 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

23 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Inside Man (2006)

New York is everywhere in Spike Lee's sharp, new, genre-bending movie.

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The Zen of Screaming: Vocal Instruction for a New Breed

Metal hopefuls eager to discover the tricks of the trade in the name of emulating their idols may be let down by The Zen of Screaming.

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23 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Big Love

Big Love illustrates the ways the cell phone serves as faux 'intimacy'. Everyone voice mails or pages each other, creating bland clips of conversation without contexts.

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23 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

American Inventor

Maybe George Foreman and Suzanne Sommers are the engine that drives our economy and what this country needs is another Big Mouth Billy Bass to shake us out of doldrums.

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Arte Povera by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

With the beautifully designed Arte Povera, Phaidon once again makes art from documentation of art.

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Markus Schulz: Without You Near

Several months later, how does the popular trance DJ's "artist album" hold up?

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23 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Envelopes: Demon

Envelopes are coming. You've been warned.

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(Long) John Baldry: Boogie Woogie: The Warner Bros. Recordings

Lost in the heyday of Rod Stewart and Elton John was Long John Baldry, the eclectic talent who inspired the twosome to new heights. His two Warner Bros. albums, each half produced by Stewart and half by John, became signatures of all three gents.

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23 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Liam Howlett: Back to Mine

Little more than what you might expect from a burnt party CD given to you by a friend with good record collection.

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The Rogers Sisters: The Invisible Deck

Short, jagged songs stretch to hallucinatory drones on this Brooklyn dance-punk trio's ground-breaking third record.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Virtual Reality and Storytelling: What Happens When Art and Technology Collide?

// Moving Pixels

"Virtual reality is changing the face of entertainment, and I can see a future when I will find myself inside VR listening to some psych-rock while meditating on an asteroid.

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