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Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne is a film that, as a fan of the series, I kept trying to like. It just wouldn’t let me.

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Can We Take a Joke?

A documentary about the supposedly chilling effect of political correctness on comedy, neither insightful nor funny.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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"Injun Summer," by John T. McCutcheon

For decades, John T, McCutcheon's "Injun Summer" appeared every autumn on the front page of the Chicago Tribune, and was reprinted around the country. It has disappeared in recent years, a victim of political correctness. Click to expand.

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