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Who Said It: Shakespeare or Batman?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • August 28, 2013 2:38 PM
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Separating superhero idiom from Elizabethan verse isn't as easy as it sounds.

The World Is Flat: How 'Elysium's Under-Imagined Dystopia Kills Its Would-Be Allegory

  • By Sam Adams
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  • August 13, 2013 12:10 PM
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The under-imagined world of Neil Blomkamp's sci-fi allegory kills any attempt at political commentary.

The 2013 Cannes Review Report: 'Behind the Candelabra'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 21, 2013 10:26 AM
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What critics are saying about Steven Soderbergh's new (final?) film about Liberace.

Weekend Reel Reads: New Looks at Entrenched Favorites

  • By Steve Greene
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  • January 6, 2013 12:35 PM
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Chances are, you probably know someone who loves "Good Will Hunting," "The Hobbit" or Tarantino films - perhaps all three. This week's edition of Reel Reads offers some different perspectives on some beloved (and not so beloved) recent films.

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