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Nothing ages faster than the idea of an “ageless” writer. Consider the posthumous career of Henry James.
Among the standouts at this year’s NYFF are Christian Mungiu’s Beyond the Hills and Dror Moreh’s The Gatekeepers.
What are the new rules of the political game in the Middle East? Nobody knows, but Marc Lynch’s The Arab Uprising is a useful guide.
Richard Tuttle’s sculpture seems to proclaim “No spirit but in things.”
In The Expendable Man, the story of an innocent under suspicion is given a racial twist.