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Thursday, January 17 2002

Snow Dogs (2002)

In 'Snow Dogs', Cuba Gooding, Jr. is all giggles and slapstick. I lost count of the number of times he slipped on the ice or fell in the snow.


Wednesday, January 16 2002

Sleater-Kinney

I looked over my right shoulder. Just behind me, a couple was sharing a PDA unashamedly to the hot music. Their jaws were moving in


The Man Who Sued God (2001)

PULL.


Monday, January 14 2002

The Shiners: Bonnie Blue

Jyl :. e-mail this article:. print this article:.


Willie Nelson: The Great Divide

The cover of The Great Divide shows Willie Nelson holding his guitar. The guitar is impossibly time-worn. Scars and carved signatures cover its surface, and


Michael Jackson: Love Songs

Michael Jackson is a musical genius. After selling more than 100 million units during a 30-year career, single-handedly changing the game for aspiring “Pop Stars” with


Marvin Gaye: Love Songs: Bedroom Ballads

Marvin Gaye has long been acknowledged as the “Crown Prince” of the Motown Corporation. Beginning as a session drummer for the label (after a brief “


Ashford and Simpson: The Very Best of Ashford and Simpson

The familiar yellow and brown design of the Tamla/Motown label-the names Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell adorning 45s such as “Ain’t No Mountain


Friday, January 11 2002

The Handsome Family

The club was packed, and the crowd by the bar only shushed when Brett and Rennie, like a young, perverse Johnny and June, took the


Thursday, January 10 2002

What Time Is It There? (2001)

'What Time Is It There?' presents what may be Tsai's most pronounced rendering of the impossibility of sexual intimacy and connection.


Orange County (2002)

More than anything else, 'Orange County' is mundane.


Charlotte Gray (2001)

The obvious reason for the glut of overly celebratory WWII films of the past few years is nostalgia for a time in American life when things like international politics and warfare were clear-cut.


Charlotte Gray (2001)

... challenges the national ideologies, nostalgia and idealization that have become so commonplace in popular cultural imaginings of the 'great war'.


Wednesday, January 9 2002

The Practice

The attorneys on ABC's 'The Practice' can't catch a break.


Tuesday, January 8 2002

The Stories of Alice Adams by Alice Adams

Her collection covers love in all its forms.


Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan by Mary Anne Weaver

A brilliant and insightful account of an important nation that is in the midst of a serious identity crisis.


100 Years of Harley Davidson by Willie G. Davidson

No company has done more to perpetuate the Biker myth.


Jocks 2: Coming Out to Play by Dan Woog

Masculinity is more than hair on your back and ball scratching.


The Hours by Michael Cunningham

A meditation on creation, destruction, ordinariness, sanity-insanity and the fine line between the two.


The Feud that Sparked the Renaissance: How Brunelleschi and Ghiberti Changed the Art World by Paul R

He proposes a reasonable and engaging thesis -- that in Florence in 1403, two men, Filippo Brunelleschi and Lorenzo Ghiberti, fired the first shots of an artistic revolution that marked 'the beginning of a modern consciousness.'"


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