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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Van Sant the screenwriter does a disservice to the material by constantly chopping up narrative strands into bite-size chunks and later circling back to key…

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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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Comments are working (I think)

It's been days, but it appears that comments (and publishing) are now possible again. Apologies for the technical screw-ups. And if you got one of those ridiculous messages saying "Your text is wrong" -- I can't believe that the designers of ANY user interface would present that as an error message. Apparently, it had to do with those "secret letters" that some comment systems make type in to prove that you're not a webcrawler. But we don't require that kind of thing here at Scanners (yet), so why that cryptic message would show up is baffling.

No, it did not mean that anyone disagreed with what you wrote.

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