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29 March 2021

We know what kind of changes can kill a city, particularly in the so-called Rust Belt. But what does it take to bring that city back to...

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02 March 2021

In 2020’s Promising Young Woman, Carey Mulligan plays a woman whose life has been forever changed by a sexual assault—a sexual...

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31 December 2020

Don’t let the door hit you in the ass. That’s the way most of us feel about 2020.

In Yearly Departed, the hated year gets a funnier and...

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30 November 2020

HBO is starting to air a subtly powerful film that’s even more relevant now than when it was first released earlier this year. 

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31 October 2020

I’ll never forget the first time I was warned that COVID-19 might disrupt our lives. It was early March, and I was meeting with other...

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30 September 2020

As Election Day creeps ever nearer, we’ve been inundated with nonfiction books and films telling us just how dangerous and inept the...