George Bernard Shaw said, “Life is not about finding yourself. It’s about creating yourself.” American Artists understand this perhaps better…
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At a time of widespread gender confusion, there is no ambiguity about writer/director Jane Campion’s view of toxic masculinity. It…
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Creating an emotionally compelling documentary from material with an already well-known ending depends on the skill and commitment of the…
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One of the most revealing scenes in Todd Haynes’s imaginative and entertaining documentary, “The Velvet Underground,” about the quintessential New…
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Taking to the open road—and all that implies—is an idea deeply rooted in the American psyche. The beckoning freedom of…
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Film critics are by-in-large naysayers. Glass half-full kind of people. There is always something lacking in this year’s films. I…
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By my count, there have been at least a dozen film and television productions of “Little Women,” including two silent…
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Amidst the prosperity of post-war America, two of the institutions that reaped great rewards were labor unions and organized crime….
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It’s not just dispiriting to hear Donald Trump declare that the press is the enemy of the people: it’s downright…
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