Oct. 24, 2016
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Borscht, Baddies, BadAss

David Cronenberg makes a mob genre classic

Movie Reviews David Cronenberg likes to get inside the minds and souls of his characters. In earlier films, he found a neatly direct route: Explode their heads (Scanners) or, more thoroughly, their entire bodies (The Fly). P...

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

The B-Team

The war on terror goes fictional

Movie Reviews "America! Fuck, yeah!" It's almost impossible not to hear this refrain from Team America: World Police, drained of irony and played in the background of The Kingdom. But where Team America stars mario...

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

We're Screwed!

Experts say we are on the edge of extinction

Movie Reviews Like his first disaster movie, Titanic , Leonardo DiCaprio's latest, The 11th Hour , lets us stare into his squinting, twinkling eyes as we perch on the deck of a doomed ship headed for an inevitable disast...

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

An Amnesiac to Remember

Jason Bourne's cat-and-mouse game continues

Movie Reviews The Bourne Ultimatum is a single global chase sequence, nearly two hours in length, with a tiny break about halfway through for a cappuccino.

Wednesday, August 8, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

The Big Picture

One photographer takes a wide-eyed look at globalization

Movie Reviews The new documentary,Manufactured Landscapes, follows Edward Burtynsky on his photographic forays into the field and, in the process, becomes a damning critique of the current form of globalization...  

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

The Game of Rules

Boundaries, imagined and real, make Offside met

Movie Reviews MOVIE REVIEW:  Offside Boundaries, imagined and real, make Offside met

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff


Star light, star bright, Edith Piaf's star burns bright

Movie Reviews Astrophysicists tell us that every element in our solar system-gold, silver, carbon, etc.-is formed during the intense heat of supernovas. It might, therefore, take an astrophysicist, rather than a music histor...

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Darth Nader?

It's not unreasonable to take another look at Ralph Nader

Movie Reviews An Unreasonable Man, the excellent documentary about Ralph Nader, is a tragedy in two acts. Directors Henriette Mantel and Steve Skrovan devote the first half to an overview of Nader's days as an admired  ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Film by Numbers

Jim Carrey has a hard time with math.

Movie Reviews Joel Schumacher's convoluted and improbable The Number 23 stars Jim Carrey as Walter Sparrow, a man who becomes obsessed with a book and the number that is its title.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff
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Morning Word: Santa Fe Proposal Aims to Protect Native American Art Consumers

Morning Word Local businesses would be required to prove they are selling authentic Native American art if the proposal is approved by city councilors.  ... More

Oct. 18, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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