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The Light after the blackout: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon gets “The Current War. Director’s Cut” finally released

 10/22/2019 - 09:46
Benedict Cumberbatch, an obvious but awesome Thomas A. Edison. 

His version of Edison, Tesla and Westinghouse’s historical battle for electrifying America will be in cinemas on the 25th of October. And it’s way better than Weinstein’s “pastiche.”

[OP-ED]: Rather than heading to the silver screen, take a moment this summer to look inward

 06/16/2017 - 12:30
Try Michael Sandel’s “Justice: What’s the Right Thing To Do?,” which covers a wide range of thought provoking questions about civic life and describes the philosophical foundations for competing impulses. (The wonderful 12-hour Harvard lecture series is available to view on YouTube, as well.)

 Last week, I packed my husband and two sons off to enjoy their much-anticipated viewing of the new superhero movie “Wonder Woman.”

I used to partake in such outings to the summer action blockbuster, but by the time “Wonder Woman” came out, I was already sick and tired of being browbeaten by countless feminine-power “hot takes” and “think pieces,” plus the inevitable reports of outrage.