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Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Don’t Think Twice’: The Anti-‘La La Land’

“Where Los Angeles offers an idyllic vision of dreamers, New York can’t help but set the stage for an all too depressing look at those left behind.”

The Serious Camp of Natalie Portman

“Reviews may be breathlessly overusing the ready-made formulation of ‘Natalie Portman IS Jackie,’ but they really should be following Sontag’s lead: Natalie Portman IS ‘Jackie.'”