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Film: Born to be Blue

Born to Be Blue begins with a hallucination: Chet Baker lying on the floor of a prison cell staring at a tarantula that’s crawling out of his trumpet. This...

Music: Ruminations

“I miss Christopher Hitchens I miss Oliver Sacks I miss poor Robin Williams I miss Sylvia Plath”   Can we get a sense of what Conor Oberst, erstwhile Bright...

Film: Paterson

Everyday life has a rhythm—the melodic pace of walking, the beat of conversations with friends, the constant background meter of breathing. In general, movies have to crank this rhythm...