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Film, "Begin Again": A Music Executive Learns to Love Again ... Through (Surprise!) Music

"Begin Again": A Music Executive Learns to Love Again ... Through (Surprise!) Music

Coming out of nowhere in 2006, writer-director John Carney's Once was a demo-tape revelation of a movie, the understated alt-pop antidote to a scourge of prefab overblown musicals. Carney's newest film seems in many ways like a glossed-up Once remix,…
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Film, "Thanks for Sharing" : Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex Addiction

"Thanks for Sharing" : Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex Addiction

For the sex-addiction-stories completist, or that discerning moviegoer seeking some sort of mainstream-ready middle ground between Steve McQueen's austere, ever-so-serious Shame and Caveh Zahedi's daffy, onanistic I Am A Sex Addict, Stuart Blumberg's Thanks for Sharing might do very nicely.…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Switcheroo: What if <i>The Kids Are All Right</i> Had an Asian-American Lead?

The Switcheroo: What if The Kids Are All Right Had an Asian-American Lead?

How different could certain movies have been, if the casting director had dared to bring forth just one character who could make an honest observation of the times we live in? The Switcheroo postulates. Dreams do come true for many…
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Film, Emotional Wreck

Emotional Wreck

I gave up after about 100 pages of John Burnham Schwartz's 1998 novel Reservation Road, a typically overwritten and contrived slice of mass-market literary pablum that hopscotches among the points of view of three people — the grieving mom, the…
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Film, Death Warmed Over

Death Warmed Over

If you're a character in a movie, and the rain is coming down so heavily that you cannot see out of your car's windshield, for the love of God, don't drive! Mack-truck drivers interpret such conditions as carte blanche to…
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Film, The Agony of Adultery

The Agony of Adultery

In We Don't Live Here Anymore, an overwrought domestic drama about a pair of entangled couples, Peter Krause plays philandering writer Hank Evans, struggling to produce as he propositions female students at the college where he teaches. Blithely pretentious, fretful…
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