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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen gave us almost as many books of poetry as he did albums of song. A decade ago, he wrote The Book of Longing,...
Bansky Dismaland

The artist known as Banksy made recent headlines with a dystopian theme park called “Dismaland.”  He created a deliberately grotesque anti-Disneyland in Somerset, England, complete...

Was the modernist composer Igor Stravinsky gay? Who cares, you might ask? A lot of people, it seems. Or so one can conclude from the...

Later this month, when the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature is awarded, it will go to Searching for Sugar Man--if it goes to the best...

Kathryn Bigelow, the Zero Dark Thirty director who has been attacked by senators and anti-war types for her portrayal of how enhanced interrogation helped intelligence...

Our valued contributor and friend David Gelernter, who is also a painter, has a splendid show up at the Yeshiva University Museum on 16th Street...

This past year was a banner year for the CIA on celluloid. Normally the intelligence agency's operatives are seen in movies as murderous bad guys...

Strangely enough, Democrats didn’t seem too concerned about the Osama bin Laden raid movie “Zero Dark Thirty” back when Republicans were raising alarms about the...

It may be tempting for some to try to turn anti-Muslim filmmaker Mark Bassely Youssef, who was blamed by the Obama administration for the attack in...

I just saw “Argo” last night. Not only is it a great film (who would have thunk that Ben Affleck had it in him?) but...

Those who view his films as compendiums of distorted propaganda may rightly despise Michael Moore, but there’s no denying that his work re-popularized the documentary...

"The Iron Lady" is not a very good movie. In conception, it suffers from the problem inherent in any biopic: the order of events is...