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David Frankel

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A Conjurer of Words

L OON LAKE shimmers in the dewy dawn, prose and poetry, beautiful words strung like a creeping vine in a

Lost in Place

W ITH Annie Hall, Woody Allen created a film for anyone who calls the New York metropolitan area "home." With

More Kugelmass

W HEN IT COMES to the little shnook who keeps us other shnooks laughing, one has to cut through the

Breakfast Epiphanies

H ANDCARVED COFFINS" is a true story about a murderer, a detective and a writer. Truman Capote calls it "A

The Fine Art of Survival

S AMUEL FULLER took the crew of his picture, The Big Red One, to Israel because the Judean Hills today

The Fine Art of Survival

S AMUEL FULLER took the crew of his picture, The Big Red One, to Israel because the Judean Hills today

The Fine Art of Survival

S AMUEL FULLER took the crew of his picture, The Big Red One, to Israel because the Judean Hills today

The Mating Call of the Wide-Eyed Freshman

"Okay, listen, you bring the wall-length mirror and I'll bring the porta-bar and we can turn our room into a

School Days

H IGH SCHOOL used to mean Archie and Betty and Veronica and Jughead. Remember tenth grade: hanging out in the

More Than Kin, Less Than Kind

B ILLY is like sinus trouble," a White House staffer said a few years ago. "It never goes away but

Soothing the Savage Beast

M USIC BOUNCES THROUGH Rockers like an old truck on the backroads of Jamaica, an unfaltering reggae rhythm riding over

Peter Sellers 1925-1980

P ETER SELLERS died after his ninth heart attack. Even cats have only nine lives, and cats aren't funny. Cats

A Cosmic Experience

NEW YORK--The New York Cosmos fans love to boo Glorgio Chinaglia because he looks lazy standing alone by the adversaries'

Living on Spongecake

Cheech and Chong don't look like bums anymore. In fact, Cheech Martin and Tommy Chong have escaped the barrio forever

Two for the Road

I N THE FIRST DOG DAYS of this sultry new decade, two films of precious little artistic merit and perhaps

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization