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'Red Band Society': Life is Full of Black Holes, Honey
It's hard to overstate the overstatement in Red Band Society. [17.Sep.14]
Stylish and Dramatic, 'Breathless' Delivers
Breathless is an entertaining glimpse into a time period both dominated by men and also on the cusp of great change. [17.Sep.14]
The Class Conciousness of Judge Judy
Judge Judy has been on the air for almost 20 years now, a legacy that continues to be built on the exploitation of others. [16.Sep.14]
'The Trip to Bountiful' Is a Reminder of Why We Go to the Theater
This television version directed by Michael Wilson is lacking in the same of urgency that made the Broadway show such a sensation. [12.Sep.14]
'True Detective' and the Conventions of Morality
By Derek Lazarski
In the realm of moral ambiguity they occupy, Rust Cohle and Marty Hart become a microcosm of Lawrence Kohlberg's three stages of moral development. [10.Sep.14]
Reviews
Breathless is an entertaining glimpse into a time period both dominated by men and also on the cusp of great change. [17.Sep.14]
It's hard to overstate the overstatement in Red Band Society. [17.Sep.14]
This television version directed by Michael Wilson is lacking in the same of urgency that made the Broadway show such a sensation. [12.Sep.14]
Images of devastation unite Ebola Outbreak and Hunting Boko Haram, two harrowing PBS documentaries. [09.Sep.14]
This adaptation of Rosemary's Baby misses out on a lot of the charms of Roman Polanski's original. [03.Sep.14]
Larry Kramer’s blistering cri de coeur about the early days of the AIDS plague gets a solidly respectful but flawed treatment from Ryan Murphy [02.Sep.14]
DVD Reviews
Breathless is an entertaining glimpse into a time period both dominated by men and also on the cusp of great change. [17.Sep.14]
This television version directed by Michael Wilson is lacking in the same of urgency that made the Broadway show such a sensation. [12.Sep.14]
Mixed Media
News
By Mary McNamara
LOS ANGELES — In the spirit of Monday’s Emmy telecast let’s give it up for Seth Meyers. Hosting any awards show is… [26.Aug.14]
Features
By Derek Lazarski
In the realm of moral ambiguity they occupy, Rust Cohle and Marty Hart become a microcosm of Lawrence Kohlberg's three stages of moral development. [09.Sep.14]
By Katherine Murray
Game of Thrones trades in everything good and bad about nations and realms for everything good and bad about pure individualism. [01.Sep.14]
From The Blogs
Judge Judy has been on the air for almost 20 years now, a legacy that continues to be built on the exploitation of others. [16.Sep.14]
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