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Kristian Lin

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Even More Thoughts on the Olympics

The following thoughts were prompted by watching the U.S. women's soccer team win gold in satisfying fashion. I'll have more on soccer further down,...

Four Obituary Notices

A number of people whose work has caught my interest over the years have passed away recently, and while I let a couple of...

Further Thoughts on the Olympics

If you could be Jamaican only for a day, surely you'd pick today. For not only is today the 50th anniversary of the country's...

“Sight & Sound” Crowns New Greatest Film Ever

So everybody in the film world is buzzing about Sight & Sound’s new poll of the greatest films ever, which the British publication has...

More Thoughts on the Olympics

My own first name isn’t exactly common due to its unconventional spelling, so when I see athletes who share my first name at the...

Notes on the Summer Olympics

I don't get geeked up for the Olympics the way I do for the big international soccer tournaments, but I always get sucked in...

DVD Review: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

I’m a sucker for documentaries about food, so even if I hadn’t started eating sushi on a regular basis recently, I’d still be fascinated...

Further Thoughts on Batman

WARNING: MULTIPLE SPOILERS AHEAD Because of deadlines, I only had one hour to write up my review of The Dark Knight Rises last week. I...

DVD Review: “Margaret”

I missed Kenneth Lonergan's Margaret during the one week it played at the Angelika in Dallas last fall, and I never received one of...

Chris Kelly Leaves the Field to Me

I remember being irritated the first time I read Christopher Kelly's film criticism. I had just recently taken over the equivalent job at the...