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  • There are, no doubt, any number of otherwise reasonable female pedagogues who have struck up affairs with underage male students, but why Hannah Fidell's A Teacher has to present this species of relationship as a case study in female...

  • 2 years ago

    There are, no doubt, any number of otherwise reasonable female pedagogues who have struck up affairs with underage male students, but why Hannah Fidell's A Teacher has to present this species of relationship as a case study in female hysteria is n...

  • The Trials of Muhammad Ali opens with two contrasting bits of archival footage: a 1968 television appearance by the eponymous boxer in which David Susskind calls him "[in]tolerable," and a later clip of the Parkinson's-riddled legend about...

  • 2 years ago

    The Trials of Muhammad Ali opens with two contrasting bits of archival footage: a 1968 television appearance by the eponymous boxer in which David Susskind calls him "[in]tolerable," and a later clip of the Parkinson's-riddled legend about to rece...

  • 2 years ago

    Casting a non-actor in a lead role is always dicey. At best, it can bring a certain freshness to the screen while leaving the audience unburdened by any associations with prior movies. But when it doesn't work, as in the fatally unconvincing lead ...

  • 2 years ago

    In Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship, the obnoxious behavior of the leads is heartily indulged, gently critiqued, and eventually subjected to a rather perfunctory alteration. Enjoyment of Jeff Kaplan's film will vary given your capacity to simu...