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A Celluloid Love-in

The U.S. vs. John Lennon amplifies an old war cry for new ears.

Movie Reviews & Stories
The U.S. vs. John Lennon is an unabashedly antiwar film presented at an extremely timely moment. It isn't a perfect film. As a portrait of the former Beatle, it is notably incomplete. But it has heart ...   More
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 James Walling

All The King's Men

Steven Zaillian's film falls short.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Robert Penn Warren's 1946 novel All the King's Men is one of the greatest in the American literary canon. Such material sets the bar a little higher for anyone daring enough to take a stab at adaptati ...   More
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 James Walling

Andy Warhol

Ric Burns' new documentary brings Warhol to life.

Movie Reviews & Stories
He changed the world. The question is, did he change it for the better? Andy Warhol redefined American art, blurring the line between commercial and fine art. Until Warhol took on pop iconography, abs ...   More
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 James Walling

Q&A: Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie is one the most celebrated Native American voices in modern times. With his bestselling fiction, including The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, along with his work on film ...   More
Wednesday, June 4, 2003 James Walling

Letters to a Young Activist

letters to a young activist by Todd Gitlin (Basic Books, 192 pages, $22.50)Following the success of The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage and Media Unlimited, Todd Gitlin's most recent book fai ...   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2003 James Walling


One of America's best historians, Howard Zinn, comes to Eugene to lay out the war in context.

Professor, activist and author Howard Zinn has championed the use of historical analysis to illuminate modern times. His best-known book, A People's History of the United States, has sold over 400 ...   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 James Walling

Review of Notes from the Underground: the Cinema of Emir Kustirica

notes from the underground: the cinema of emir kusturica by Goran Gocic (Wallflower Press, 192 pages, $20)For fans of controversial Yugoslav director Emir Kusturica, Goran Gocic's critical biograp ...   More
Wednesday, March 19, 2003 James Walling
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