On Gravity

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Some Reflections on Gravityby John David EbertThe appearance, in science fiction history, of a narrative like that of Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity is a cultural watershed indicating that the Twilight of the Space Age is now upon us, despite all … [Continue reading]

On Room 237

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Room 237Reviewed by John David EbertRodney Ascher's documentary film about Stanley Kubrick's 1980 masterpiece is an amusing, if insipid, attempt to make Kubrick's adaptation of The Shining "make sense." He calls on the wits of five exegetes … [Continue reading]

Midnight in Paris

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by John LobellHave you noticed that quite a few recent movies use non-linear layered time? In 50 First Dates, a man romantically pursues a woman who has suffered a brain injury affecting her long-term memory. Each night she loses all of the … [Continue reading]