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09.17.2010 | | Posted at 08:29 AM
By David Luhrssen
In Good, Viggo Mortensen stars as Halder, a man who gradually�by steps�loses his moral bearings in Nazi Germany. A literature professor, Halder mumbles objections when a bonfire of books erupts outside his classroom window but falls silent for fear of losing his job. After all, he is an intellectual who harbors doubts about intellectualism: perhaps a fresh start for the mind and the nation, with...
10.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The first sound is of pounding hooves and the first sight is of three horsemen hurrying over the crest of a dun colored hill, framed by the wooden gate to a ranch in desolate country. The city marshal and his deputies have come to arrest one of the hired hands for rape and murder, but the landowner, a man called Bragg (Jeremy Irons), stands firm. When the marshal tries to make the arrest Bragg s...