Learning on the Job About Birthing Babies By MANOHLA DARGIS Published: April 25, 2008 Baby Mama
The Return (and Reform?) of Harmony Korine By DENNIS LIM Published: April 27, 2008 After largely receding from public view, Harmony Korine has finally made another film, “Mr. Lonely.”
Mining Post-9/11 America for Laughs By DENNIS LIM Published: April 20, 2008 The stoner-film “Harold and Kumar” franchise tries to dispel stereotypes at a time when race is linked to terrorism.
Six Novels of Clues to the Soul of Mother Russia By TIMOTHY L. O’BRIEN Published: August 5, 2007 A reading of Martin Cruz Smith’s Renko novels set in Russia offers an incisive encapsulation of Soviet and post-Soviet travails over the last few decades. Dig Up the Garrote and the Moscow Rule Book: Guess Who’s Back […]
Only Rock ’N’ Roll, but They’re Still at It By STEPHEN HOLDEN Published: April 4, 2008 Shine a Light
The Judge, the Director and the Vagaries of Justice By MANOHLA DARGIS Published: March 31, 2008 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired