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Screening Room: 'The Man Who Fell to Earth'

In 1976, David Bowie was a rock star, but pretty much still just that. Then Nicolas Roeg cast the singer/songwriter with the alien alter ego(s) as an alien wandering around Earth and having an existential crisis. 142 more words

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Screening Room: 'His Girl Friday'

Criterion’s two-disc edition of Howard Hawks’s His Girl Friday hit stores last week and it’s a real pip. Packaged with all the usual supplemental features and interviews, you’ve also got the full edition of Lewis Milestone’s first film adaptation of the play  103 more words

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Screening Room: 'Kubo and the Two Strings'

A young boy with one eye and a magical way with his guitar. A monkey sage with a wicked sneer. A giant beetle samurai. Moon gods and legend and beautiful vistas. 129 more words

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Screening Room: 'A Touch of Zen'

In 1971, former martial-arts director King Hu embarked on an epic reimagination of what the genre would look like. The three-hour A Touch of Zen… 181 more words

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Quote of the Day: Money and Happiness

In London’s pseudo-newspaper The Telegraph last January, for an article on personal finance, the interviewer asked Monty Python’s Eric Idle whether money can make you happy. 15 more words

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