Politically Driven

When Dan Akerson joined the General Motors Board of Directors in 2009, GM was being propped up by about $42 billion in federal money….

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Arthouse Movie Listings January 4-10

The Castro Theatre. Bill Cunningham New York and Jean-Michael Basquiat: The Radiant Child: A double feature of documentaries about New York Times fashion photographer…

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War Is Personal

The prose that critics call “luminous” tends to be of the light-reflecting-on-the-water variety: It shimmers prettily but doesn't illuminate much. Tea Ohreht's The Tiger's…

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Ups and Downs

Consider the elevator. Colson Whitehead did in his first novel, The Intuitionist, in which “the lift” occupies the center of a secret society. Certain…

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Engaging Gotham

No passion for fashion is required to enjoy Bill Cunningham New York, an absorbing portrait of legendary New York Times “On the Street” photographer…

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Photographer Engages Gotham

No passion for fashion is required to enjoy Bill Cunningham New York, an absorbing portrait of legendary New York Times “On the Street” photographer…

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Old's Cool

When volume one of Autobiography of Mark Twain hit stores last year, it seemed like half of America found a Christmas gift for their…

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