Arts & Entertainment


“The Man Who Knew Infinity”: An infinitely rewarding film

"I found this film to be an infinitely rewarding biopic that showed 'math is an art, not a science.' "


“Best of Enemies”: New documentary revisits Buckley vs. Vidal

"Best of Enemies" succeeds without being partisan or overbearing. Its subject speaks for itself.


California rolls in new film “East Side Sushi”

Anthony Lucero's fine film uses the framework of food film to deftly explore class, work, ethnicity, and sexism.


“Jimmy’s Hall”: Ken Loach’s Irish working class heroes

"Jimmy's Hall" is about Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported as an illegal alien from Ireland, the land of his birth, without so much as a trial!


More highlights of progressive cinema from Tribeca

Including "(T)ERROR," "Thought Crimes," "Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle (TASER)" and "Havana Motor Club."


LA Film Festival: "Mekko"

Sterlin Harjo's "Mekko" is a contemporary look at down and out Native Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


Third “Yes Men” film is great...and “Revolting”

The third film about the prankster activists who call themselves The Yes Men, is being released this weekend across the country.


When Aaron met Rachel: "The Fourth Noble Truth"

While at first the discussions about the tenets of Buddhism do raise some consciousness and are absorbing and educational, Noble quickly runs out of steam.


J’accuse: French film "24 Days" in review

In addition to being a policier, "24 Days" is also an intense family drama.


Seventy years since the end of WWII: "A Generation"

The struggle of Polish people after the invasion of Nazi Germany is portrayed well in this 1955 film.

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