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April 24, 2015

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Up Against the New Wall, Mother Foucault!

Posted April 11, 2015 by D. K. Holm

[caption id="attachment_20177" align="alignleft" width="224"] More Foucault Fun[/caption] [caption id="attachment_20179" align="alignleft" width="300"] The new look of Mother Focault bookstore on Morrison[/caption] Portland, Oregon, is often viewed as an oasis for book lovers,... More


The Shame of a Nation

Posted April 2, 2015 by D. K. Holm

The late filmmaker Albert Maysles make a distinction between reporting, journalism in film, and non-fiction, or documentaries. That position gives the documentarian the latitude to incorporate elements such as recreations... More


Boyhoods: Kristin Thompson on Mason Evans and Harry Potter

Posted March 27, 2015 by D. K. Holm

As mentioned in podcast episode number 135, there is a fascinating essay on the links between Boyhood and the Harry Potter [caption id="attachment_19828" align="alignright" width="300"] The many stages of Mason Evans... More


In Memorium: Oscars Producers Obit

Posted by D. K. Holm

So, farewell then, Oscar producers. It's difficult to think other than that the disastrous, uncouth, and self-promoting Oscar broadcast of Sunday, February 22, 2015, led directly to their demise, rather... More


Slap Unhappy

Posted by D. K. Holm

The NBC Thursday-night program The Slap has been eliciting poor reviews despite having a high profile line up of movie stars, including Peter Sarsgaard and Uma Thurman, among others, and... More


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Je Suis Robert!

Posted January 14, 2015 by D. K. Holm

One of the most interesting and human responses to the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris on January 8, 2015, was that of Robert Crumb, the American cartoonist, now living in... More


The Best and Worse of 2014

Posted January 10, 2015 by D. K. Holm

As usual when presenting a yearly round up, it's important to remind the reader that most reviewers don't see everything, and together with their biases are inevitably going to offer... More


Bad movie titles need bad posters

Bad Titles

Posted January 3, 2015 by D. K. Holm

As the On the Aisle crew gears up for its 10 best and worst lists for 2014, this might also be the time to review some of the worst titles... More


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Chasing Amy

Posted October 12, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Gone Girl isn't just the new thriller by David Fincher based on a wildly popular and controversial book. It is many more movies in one. It's an object lesson in... More


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