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Kaze: Through with Pauline Kael

image of a german poster for "the Red Shoes"

A couple of Fridays ago I tucked myself in on the couch and watched, for the fourth or fifth time, The Red Shoes. I’m no expert on ballet movies, but my guess is that The Red Shoes is the most … Read more »

The New York Review of Books v. Mad Men

Image of Jon Hamm as Don Draper in Mad Men

I bring to your attention today a case of high-brow criticism in the New York Review of Books.  Critic Daniel Mendelsohn doesn’t like Mad Men.  Considering that I’ve been filled with admiration and enthralled by Mad Men since the first … Read more »