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Arts and Culture Archive

May 27, 2013
Why the Whistle Blows

We Steal Secrets explains how Julian Assanges are made.

April 29, 2013
Beast of the Southern Wild

A tree-dwelling Matthew McConaughey steals the show in Mud.

May 6, 2013
Father, Figured

Sarah Polley climbs her own family tree in the meta-doc Stories We Tell.

March 25, 2013

Tina Fey's Admission is disappointingly by-the-numbers.

March 4, 2013
Served Cold

Mia Wasikowska gets revenge in Park Chan-wook’s chilly Stoker.

October 29, 2012
Lost in Reincarnation

Movie critic vs. book critic on the Wachowskis’ adaptation of Cloud Atlas.

September 24, 2012
Freshman Disorientation

The Perks of Being a Wallflower nails teenage alienation.

November 5, 2012
Blotto Pilot

Denzel Washington is terrific as an alcoholic aviator in Flight.

July 16, 2012
Let Them Eat It

A real-estate billionaire and his wife get a taste of foreclosure in The Queen of Versailles.

May 28, 2012
Aubrey Plaza’s Perfect Game

From bowling-alley waitress to romantic lead in the roll of an eye.

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