'No God But Funny' and 'Earth Angel' Are Preaching to the Choir

'No God But Funny' and 'Earth Angel' Are Preaching to the Choir

By Sean Miller

1 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

It's challenging enough to write good comedy. It's nearly impossible to do so burdened with an agenda, even one as innocuous as featuring a "likeable atheist" as the protagonist....

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In France They Kiss on Netflix

By Guillaume Clement

25 Sep 2015 // 9:00 AM

What does the French version of Netflix look like? How much gratuitous nudity can you expect to find in the French Netflix catalogue? Isn’t “French movie” code for “mild erotica”, anyway?...

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Amazon's 'Red Oaks' Is a Good Swing Through the '80s>

A coming-of-age story set in the 1980s -- made somewhat, sometimes, in the manner of a coming-of-age story made in the 1980s -- its full run is now available to stream for subscribers to Amazon Prime....

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'Madonna: Innocence Lost' Was Tawdry But Fun

// Channel Surfing

"This highly stylized interpretation of Madonna’s hand-to-mouth existence possesses the sort of terribleness you would expect of a TV movie -- but it’s the kind of trash diet that leaves you feeling fulfilled, somehow.

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