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Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011

2010’s best films

Hollywood calls it a marketplace “correction,” explaining the relatively low number of movies released in 2010 as a pullback from the irrational exuberance of the mid-’00s. What’s left unsaid is the mediocrity of most movies in 2010. Still, good new films circulated last year, originating in Hollywood and its outskirts, from foreign cinema and from indie filmmakers with limited capital but active...
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The making of a classic album

When Exile on Main Street was released in 1972, some critics and fans were puzzled. Much of the double LP by the Rolling Stones, unrivaled as the world’s greatest rock ’n’ roll band once the Beatles had dissolved, struck them as a bloody mess, but a closer listen uncovered a wonderfully unkempt garden of creativity. Legends have grown up...