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Shark Week 2015

· Jul 1, 2015 10:21 am

Discovery Channel’s 28th annual Shark Week begins Sunday, promising eight days of deep-sea programming (plus more sharktastic stuff to watch later in August). Here’s what to watch:
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Thomas Mann: From ‘Project X’ to ‘The Dying Girl’

Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

· Jul 1, 2015 10:16 am

Weaned on ludicrous white-male teen fantasies like Risky Business and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (the whole John Hughes oeuvre, really), even as an adult I have to admit to a partiality toward movies in which the teen heroes live in a world gloriously beyond the attention of parents who bear more than a passing resemblance to police and other authority figures. ...

Perspective — Not Paradise — is Lost in ‘Escobar’

· Jun 24, 2015 12:27 pm

Earlier this year, in McFarland, USA (from director Niki Caro) —featuring Kevin Costner as Jim White, the reluctant yet devoted coach of a cross-country team in a small migrant community in California — we experienced life through the eyes and situation of White and his resilient all-American family. ...

Promising British Sci-Fi Lands Stateside

· Jun 24, 2015 12:32 pm

In the not-so-distant future, artificial intelligence is created to help out those who created it — aka us, people. ...

Life is Like a Box of Explosives

· Jun 16, 2015 03:06 pm

I have to admit that sometimes, as a working critic, I love to read the buzz on films to get a sense of the general consensus. ...

The Elusive ‘Saint Laurent’

· Jun 10, 2015 11:52 am

 “The Elusive Genius of Saint Laurent” would have fallen right in with our chosen acceptance of the narrative of the word “genius,” and I suppose it would have also matched the subject. ...

The Second Coming of ‘True Detective’

· Jun 16, 2015 03:30 pm

After a wildly successful debut season, the second iteration of crime-drama anthology True Detective (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO) is under a microscope. ...

 
 
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Your Weekend Playlist: America!

· Jul 2, 2015 10:21 am

There’s a lot to celebrate this year, folks. After Supreme Court officially legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, the feeling of freedom is especially felt in the LGBTQ community and the rest of those filled with joy for all the love in this ever-changing country. On June 25, history was...

Morning News and Stuff

Macy's dumps Trump; Ohio dumps PARCC test; will the state change the way it draws congressional districts?

· Jul 2, 2015 09:59 am

What’s up Cincy? No morning news tomorrow so I can chase down sources for a longer piece I’m working on. I’ll also be pre-gaming patriotism in preparation for the Fourth. But let me give you a brief rundown of a few things happening around town and beyond before I go. Locally-based Macy’s...

Stage Door

'Two Guvs' has a few last laughs; next week look for some brand new work

· Jul 2, 2015 09:59 am

With the Fourth of July falling on a weekend, most theaters will be dark, and all the hubbub around the All-Star Game means that most of them will wait until the dust settles at Great American Ball Park before they crank things up again. But if you’re jonesing for some good summer theater...

 

Shark Week 2015

· Jul 1, 2015 10:21 am

Discovery Channel’s 28th annual Shark Week begins Sunday, promising eight days of deep-sea programming (plus more sharktastic stuff to watch later in August). Here’s what to watch:
...

Perspective — Not Paradise — is Lost in ‘Escobar’

· Jun 24, 2015 12:27 pm

Earlier this year, in McFarland, USA (from director Niki Caro) —featuring Kevin Costner as Jim White, the reluctant yet devoted coach of a cross-country team in a small migrant community in California — we experienced life through the eyes and situation of White and his resilient all-American family. ...

Promising British Sci-Fi Lands Stateside

· Jun 24, 2015 12:32 pm

In the not-so-distant future, artificial intelligence is created to help out those who created it — aka us, people. ...

Life is Like a Box of Explosives

· Jun 16, 2015 03:06 pm

I have to admit that sometimes, as a working critic, I love to read the buzz on films to get a sense of the general consensus. ...

The Second Coming of ‘True Detective’

· Jun 16, 2015 03:30 pm

After a wildly successful debut season, the second iteration of crime-drama anthology True Detective (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO) is under a microscope. ...

 
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