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[1929/30] The Divorcee

Thomas Piketty, in his seminal book on modern economic theory, Capital in the 21st Century, makes several offhand references to literature, and specifically that of Honoré de Balzac. 717 more words

First Take

Emil Jannings-Oscar Winner and Nazi propagandist.

This is a slightly different story from the WWII era but nevertheless still an intriguing one. WWII wasn’t only death and destruction ‘normal’ life went on too. 842 more words

History

Woody for the Win

Pothead guru and part-time actor Woody Harrelson is already hotly tipped to win the Best Actor Oscar in next year’s Academy Awards for his role in the as-yet unfinished movie Wilson. 229 more words

REVIEWS

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The Big Lebowski (1998). Like a less violent Tarrantino film, the Coen brothers’ film The Big Lebowski is a brilliant, twisting, pointless film. Iconic moments of cinema galore, Jeff Bridges is excellent. 79 more words

New Review

The Big Lebowski (1998). Like a less violent Tarrantino film, the Coen brothers’ film The Big Lebowski is a brilliant, twisting, pointless film. Iconic moments of cinema galore, Jeff Bridges is excellent. 79 more words

New Review

The Big Lebowski (1998). Like a less violent Tarrantino film, the Coen brothers’ film The Big Lebowski is a brilliant, twisting, pointless film. Iconic moments of cinema galore, Jeff Bridges is excellent. 79 more words

New Review

The Big Lebowski (1998). Like a less violent Tarrantino film, the Coen brothers’ film The Big Lebowski is a brilliant, twisting, pointless film. Iconic moments of cinema galore, Jeff Bridges is excellent. 79 more words