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Kristian Lin

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Night & Day

Wednesday 08 – This year’s Modern Kids festival pays tribute to the late Japanese anime filmmaker Isao Takahata with a screening of Rainy Day Circus,...

Bill LeSueur’s “Slice n Dice”

Bill LeSueur’s show of sculpted figurines, whose spiky forms seem inspired by children’s toy monsters, bears the appropriately fanciful title of Bad Self-Portraits of...

Strawberry Jam

If you don’t know your baseball history, you should know that Darryl Strawberry was one of the most feared home-run hitters in the sport...

Spy Partners

A middling entry in the genre of comic spy thrillers, The Spy Who Dumped Me is enlivened considerably by its unorthodox pairing of lead...

Nothing’s Fair in Eighth Grade

While we’re all taking the temperatures of the summer blockbusters and examining their contents for possible clues as to the direction of Hollywood, this...

Cuba: Histories of the Present

It has often been observed in prose and images how the U.S.-led embargo made Cuba into a place frozen in time, with architectural styles...

Chopper

When Stephen Sondheim worked on a new piece, it was his habit to play preliminary sketches of his songs to Judy Prince, the wife...

Night & Day

Wednesday 01 – TV’s Westworld has made Evan Rachel Wood famous, but she’s been doing good work on TV and movie screens since before she...

Blindspotting: By the Bay

They say three makes it a trend, so here we have three movies in Black Panther, Sorry to Bother You, and Blindspotting, which comes...

Considering Toni Collette

Two months ago, I saw Toni Collette tear up the screen as a grieving mother who sees supernatural forces preying on her family in...