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V.26 No.29 | 7/20/2017
Dunkirk

Film Review

Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan goes to war in a heart-pounding, historical drama about victory in the jaws of defeat

Dunkirk expresses the panic, fear and sheer chaos of war better than just about any previous film.
V.22 No.51 | 12/19/2013

news

The Daily Word in Peter O’Toole, stem cells and China on the moon

The Daily Word

Were the Boston Bombers victims of mind control?

Rest in peace, Peter O’Toole.

China is on the moon.

A kidney was grown from stem cells.

Let’s recap the new animals discovered in 2013.

Watch the trailer for the Christopher Nolan’s new movie.

Norwegians are getting blown around by Ivar.

There’s been a rash of Nob Hill burglaries.

A pedestrian got hit at Coal and Second.

Happy birthday Ludwig van Beethoven.

V.21 No.30 | 7/26/2012
Bane and Batman play “Mercy” for control of Gotham City. According to long-established school-yard etiquette, sharply twisting outward on your opponent’s wrist is “no fair-sies.”

Film Review

The Dark Knight Rises

Batman trilogy ends on a very big bang

There are so many ways to begin this, it’s not even funny. I’ll start, then, by saying this is a movie review. Nothing more. It is certainly not a cultural critique of gun control, gun rights, mental illness, violence in modern media or anything else that—at this point in time—would be little more than knee-jerk reactionary and woefully underinformed. Are you cool with that? Then let’s move on.

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