A Note from Jessica: Welcome to the very first This Week in Review! Every Friday, we’ll be sharing the best things we’ve discovered and g-chatted about over the past week. 350 more words
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Fifty Shades of Grey: Critic-proof and cringingly bad?
The R-rated tale of a virgin and her billionaire continues to rake in record numbers at the box office, standing as the highest-grossing film ever released in February. 651 more words
So for my Magazine Writing class, I (for reasons known only to that little voice in my head that makes me do weirdly heroic things) volunteered to be the person to do a presentation on our first reading assignment for the next class period. 184 more words
New Yorker magazine critic David Denby, whose erudite and often contrarian film reviews have been essential reading for New York cineastes since he began as the film critic for New York magazine in 1978, will give up the reviewing duties he’s split with the equally erudite and contrarian (but generally funnier) Anthony Lane at the turn of the year. 227 more words