THROUGH THE LENS OF PROPAGANDA

Mockingjay - Part 1 reveals how politics are funneled through the media lens.

LOVE WILL TEAR US APART

Appropriation is the thematic meat of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

THE WRONG DIRECTION

Four is a reminder of One Direction's status as a manufactured, focus-grouped pop entity.

SOWING THE SEEDS OF LOVE

TV on the Radio's Seeds is still less interested in declaiming than investigating.

THE COMEDY EQUIVALENT OF THE FETAL POSITION

Dumb and Dumber To's laugh machine often seems to be running on empty.


MUSIC


One Direction: Four

Despite the group's efforts to assert more control over their music, Four is a painful reminder of One Direction's status as a manufactured, focus-grouped pop entity.




TELEVISION



DVD


It Happened One Night

Criterion expectedly gives Frank Capra's pre-code delight a thorough A/V buff and shine, along with excellent supplements that lends more context to Capra the artist than the film itself.








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Interview: Mariana Rondón
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Interview: James Marsh
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