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The Changeover

A coming-of-age drama, a horror movie, and a "hero's journey" film, all rolled into one.

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Run the Race

Run the Race has enough of a shaggy, low-key likability that it makes you wish it were better.

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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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Marilyn Monroe and Carl Sandburg

Sandburg,+Harbert,+Michigan,+c.+1928.jpgOur house in Michigan is close to one Carl Sandburg lived in for 20 years on the shore of Lake Michigan. On his birthday, I went searching on the web for footage of him reading his poetry, and to my surprise found none. I know he appeared often on television. Something will probably turn up. I did however find this video, put together from photographs of a meeting between Sandburg and Marilyn Monroe. Photo montages don't often do much for me, but this one had something. A sweetness. Two lovely people. My introduction to the film criticism of Carl Sandburg. Carl Sandburg: The Harbert Years . Then I found this. The voice is Sandburg's.

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