The Mystery of 'All That Man Is'

The Mystery of 'All That Man Is'

By Matthew Snider

David Szalay's novel preserves the mystery of modern manhood within an anthology of realism. 25 Oct 2016 // 8:30 AM

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The Master of Dark Yet Delightful Russian Tales About Family Is Back

Russia’s premiere teller of bleak, woeful tales strikes again with There Once Lived a Mother Who Loved Her Children Until They Moved Back In.

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30 Mar 2015 // 2:04 AM

Eternal Death: Eternal Death

This is pop music that's also anti-pop music. It's consistently accessible and intentionally confusing.

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These Tall Trees: And All Things In-Between

These Tall Trees veers towards a psych-lite sound, mostly upbeat and effervescent.

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30 Mar 2015 // 2:02 AM

The Mavericks: Mono

Recording in mono might seem like a back-to-basics move but the Mavericks never forgot what they were about anyway.

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Ben Stiller Takes on a Woody Allen Persona in ‘While We’re Young’

This examination of documentary filmmaking, of truth and not-quite-truth, is somewhat undercut by the neuroses of its male lead (Ben Stiller).

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Jim Parsons Can’t Escape Sheldon Cooper in ‘Home’

Even though Jim Parsons is trying to distance himself from his Big Bang Theory character, his role in Home, like the film itself, feels awfully familiar.

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‘Serena’ Re-Teams Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper Amidst Clichés

Every time the movie makes the claim that its protagonist is a "strong woman", it just as quickly reduces her to the worst clichés.

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Is ‘Get Hard’ Humor or Hate Crime?

You may find yourself laughing at the homophobia and hate on display in this borderline despicable film.Said snickers are nothing to be proud of.

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‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’ Finds Riches in the Coen Brothers’ ‘Fargo’

This film about a woman so obsessed with Fargo she thinks it contains clues to buried treasure turns into a beautiful, chilly odyssey.

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Morningstar: Descent to Deadrock

Morningstar plays like a Star Trek episode that forgot to add in a moral message about the nature of humanity at the end.

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//Mixed media

Supernatural: Season 12, Episode 2 - "Mamma Mia"

// Channel Surfing

"A can't-miss episode completes the start of the new season.

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