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Love, Transformation And ‘Salmon Fishing’ Abroad

The cheerfully irreverent Yorkshire-bred screenwriter Simon Beaufoy has built a buoyantly exportable career by creating remarkable lives for seemingly unremarkable […]

‘Jiro Dreams Of Sushi’: Perfection, Carefully Sliced

A bite-sized view of Japanese culture, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, is nearly as meticulous as its subjects, Jiro Ono and […]

‘Footnote’: Parsing Truths, If You Can Pinpoint Them

The first joke in Footnote arrives before the movie even begins. The curtains open to their maximum width, signaling that […]

‘John Carter’: Strange Land, Familiar Hero

John Carter may seem awfully familiar for a character who’d largely fallen out of pop-culture favor by the mid-20th century. […]

‘Silent House’: Tick-Tock Terror That Takes Its Time

Even if Silent House had turned out as grimy, gory and stupid as much of its terrorplex ilk, the film […]

‘Friends With’ Benefits From Its Complications

The premise of Friends with Kids is the stuff of high-concept romantic comedies: Writer-director Jennifer Westfeldt plays Julie, who’s at […]

Culturetopia: Attacking Everything Edition

“Murga attacks everything,” says a Uruguayan choir director during our podcast of the week’s best arts stories. Murga is a […]

Is ‘Game Change’ Fair To Sarah Palin? You Betcha

There are times when TV dramas about national politics and politicians deserve criticism, even ridicule, for their fast-and-loose narratives and […]

Maya Rudolph: The Fresh Air Interview

When Maya Rudolph returned to the set of Saturday Night Live in February to guest host, she says it was […]

Can Penguins Replace Angry Birds As The Workday’s Most Tempting Distraction?

Discovery’s series Frozen Planet, the latest BBC co-production in the same series as Planet Earth and Life, premieres on March […]

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