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Monthly Archives: November, 2014

THE HOMESMAN is Nearly Perfect

Tommy Lee Jones is a dour man, at least on screen. His carefully cultivated persona is a laconic one of few words and little patience. It is a character that … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Stark Poetry of THE BETTER ANGELS

No plaster saint, nor marble effigy of Abraham Lincoln is to be found in THE BETTER ANGELS. Based on the recollections of Lincoln’s surviving family, as spoken by his cousin … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY — PART 1

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY — PART 1 is not unlike its iconic heroine, Katniss Everdeen. It’s bold, headstrong, no-nonsense, and impatient to get on with things.  It begins almost directly … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bennett Miller on Truth, Facts, and Fake Noses in FOXCATCHER

  During a press day, it’s usually the publicist who gives the signal that time is up. In the case of Bennett Miller, though, he was concerned that the opening … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

ROSEWATER — Jon Stewart and Maziar Bahari Interview

As God is my witness, I thought that Jon Stewart knew that Aryan had more than one definition. He didn’t, but it made for a lively way to start my … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr. Ralph Moss and Eric Merola Have A SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING

There are many lessons to be drawn from SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING, not the least of which is that science and money make for an uneasy relationship. There are … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment
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