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Peter Suderman

Peter Suderman

Peter Suderman is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com, where he writes regularly on health care, the federal budget, tech policy, and pop culture.

In the latest issue of The Atlantic, Ross Douthat has a very fine essay on what he frames as Hollywood's return to the 1970's. ...

I'll leave judgments about the historical veracity of HBO's new miniseries, John Adams, to those with some expertise in the field (at least one historian...

If everyone at the Manhattan Institute suddenly became raving socialists and decamped to Baltimore to concoct a sprawling, five-year missive on urban decay and the...

I am continually fascinated by the blogosphere—its odd blend of willful insularity and often-startling reach; its dominant personalities, at who've succeeded not so much at...

With Cloverfield, producer J.J. Abrams and director Matt Reeves clearly had no intention of seriously addressing September 11th. As Keith Uhlich said, the movie's...

Is the new Rambo an argument for American intervention? Matt Zoller Seitz, who says that he "can't think of another blockbuster action franchise that has...

Despite the consensus view that P.T. Anderson's latest film is a searing, visionary work, numerous critics have complained about the final scene of There Will...

I'm on record as being an Oscar-cynic; as far as I'm concerned, the annual awards ceremony is, rather than a celebration of cinematic accomplishment, primarily...

Sidney Lumet's Before the Devil Knows You're Dead isn't so much a heist picture as a post-heist picture, a film about the sad and deadly...

Showtime's Dexter, which just finished its second season, is up for a WGA award this year. Like most high-profile cable dramas that have appeared in...

The fifth and final cut of Ridley Scott's 1982 science fiction classic, Blade Runner, comes out this week in a variety of overstuffed DVD packages....

Here at the horizon, Dara Mandle wonders about the death of reading. Over at The New Republic, James Wolcott offers a lengthy and vastly...