An engaging examination of the influence of Western TV, an overdue reminder of what remains singular about Lynd Ward, a fascinating look into how Ali overcame prejudice through the courage of his convictions, and much more
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The Biennial is the Whitney’s ongoing effort to assess the state of contemporary art in America. It has a long history as a trendsetter, showcasing the work of young and emerging artists.
One of the most significant ballets of the 20th century is essential for any dance collection, the iconic documentary portrait of the Beales is now more complete, interviews with 12 adults living on the autism spectrum increase awareness
The fascinating story of some of the Wild West’s last outlaws, the oddity of a style that is Divine, Brenda Blethyn reprises her role as Vera, a powerful biography of an American Revolutionary worth heeding
Talented backup singers in recent pop music history, the exciting result of the Go Public Project, Out in Public humanizes the Arab-Israeli conflict by focusing on its effects on the lives of two men and their families.
The United States of Autism, A Remastered Pawnbroker, Hergé’s Tintin, Crime Spree Roundup, & More | Video Reviews
Evert’s United States of Autism gives a sense of togetherness, a welcome step up for The Pawnbroker, Tintin‘s mass appeal, modern jewel thieves Smash & Grab
Muscle Shoals, a significant chapter in popular music history, Hannah Arendt through a limited lens, overcoming challenges with The Frog Princes is recommended for most viewers.
Polanski’s First-Class Tess, Pop Icon Marvin Hamlisch, Ping Pong on Four Continents, & More | Video Reviews
Reviews of Tess, Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love, Ping Pong, and a list of titles from the April 1 issue.
Reviews of Birth of the Living Dead, Life Is a Saxophone, Rising from Ashes, Cutie and the Boxer, and a list of titles from the March 15 issue.
Reviews of Nashville, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, The Welcome, Dirty Wars, La Maison de la Radio, Out of Print and a list of titles from the March 1 issue.