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Review: Life of Pi

Pi Patel promises a story that will make you believe in God. Stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, the titular hero searches for (and director Ang Lee strains for) profundity in this yarn of religious faith, survival instinct, and the connections
By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  November 23, 2012

Ten fall film releases

Unlike his debut feature, In Bruges, the title of prolific playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh's hilarious, ingenious, and sneakily profound second movie, Seven Psychopaths, gives you a good idea of what you're in for.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 21, 2012

Life after Pi

In contemporary literature, the Holocaust is the okapi in the room: looming and somehow irresistible.
Yann Martel’s next allegory
By CLEA SIMON  |  April 16, 2010