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Martín Adan’s The Cardboard House; José Manuel Prieto’s Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia
Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine; Sophia Coppola’s The Bling Ring; Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale Station
Alexei Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy renders the composer’s world and life in the Soviet Union through dance at American Ballet Theatre.
Bounties on the mutineers demonstrate the limits of transparency.
Michael Cimino’s Heaven’s Gate, Monte Hellman’s Two-Lane Blacktop
The architecture of the new World Trade Center buildings emphasizes that their business is none of ours.
Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing, Jem Cohen’s Museum Hours, Eliav Lilti’s Israel: A Home Movie, Jerry Bruckheimer’s Enemy of the State
Just as the Assange saga consumes too much of Alex Gibney’s film, so today’s Snowden obsession deflects attention away from our sprawling surveillance state.
How did a journalist whose career was devoted to exposing injustice end up writing a film like Zero Dark Thirty?