Tag Archives: Film

Thinking beyond the Baseball Box

The film “Moneyball” helps explain this year’s extraordinary story of the Oakland Athletics.

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Clara Bow, the “It Girl” of the Jazz Age

Even 85 years later, actress Clara Bow, the “It Girl,” still explodes off the screen.

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The Triumph of Hollywood’s Liberalism

Liberals appear to have won the media wars–or have they?

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Sex and the Single Pretty Woman

“Pretty Woman” captures the ideas and the spirit of Helen Gurley Brown, who died Monday.

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Sight and Sound’s “Greatest Films” Poll

“Sight and Sound’s: once-every-ten-years poll is out, and “Citizen Kane” is no longer #1.

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The Dark Knight and Adolescent Gloom

“Dark Knight Rises” confirms the younger generation’s pessimism.

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Women Still Treated as Hysterical

While an enjoyable romantic comedy set in Victorian times, the film “Hysteria” touches on issues raised by the GOP’s “war on women.”

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How Ephron Saved Romantic Comedies

Nora Ephron draw on Woody’s Allen’s “nervous comedies” to save romantic comedies.

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Supremes’ Obamacare Decision, The Film

Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare had all the makings of a Hollywood thriller.

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