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Review: Taking Woodstock

If there ever was a way to inject fresh interest into events that most people born after the baby boom couldn't care less about, it's to involve Eugene Levy and a shame-to-fame plot line made for reality television.
Ang Lee sums up the counterculture in style
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 28, 2009
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In the mood for Lust

During one of the sex scenes that have earned Ang Lee’s adaptation of Eileen Chang’s short story its notoriety, I had to ask myself: how did that foot get there?
Ang Lee goes NC-17
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 03, 2007
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The Golden Age of Comics

Ever wondered what would happen if the famed Simpsons ’ Comic Book Guy held a master’s in literary criticism?
Comic critic Douglas Wolk on Reading Comics
By JON MEYER  |  August 02, 2007
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Cowboy down

After the heights of Brokeback Mountain , will the course of gay cinema be all downhill?
The Gay & Lesbian Film/Video Festival in the shadow of Brokeback  
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 15, 2006