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Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa Pulls All Our Strings

5 years ago by Amy Nicholson
Charlie Kaufman is a cartographer of the soul. You can picture him hunched over parchment accurately inking each dark river and, off to the side, cautioning that there be dragons. What makes Kaufman cinema's best psychoanalyst is a contradiction. He sees people for who we are — hurtful, hopeful, lovely,...
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Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Mulls SB 1070 Following Hearing; Judges' Questions Analyzed by Media

11 years ago by Ray Stern
An hour-long hearing at the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco signals a mixed bag for both supporters and opponents of Arizona's harsh anti-illegal-immigrant law. A story in the Washington Post claims that "deep skepticism" by one judge about the Obama Adminstration's challenge to the law makes it "uncertain" that the...
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Charlie Kaufman Has Directed His Second Masterpiece

6 years ago by Amy Nicholson
Charlie Kaufman is a cartographer of the soul. You can picture him hunched over parchment accurately inking each dark river and, off to the side, cautioning that there be dragons. What makes Kaufman cinema's best psychoanalyst is a contradiction. He sees people for who we are — hurtful, hopeful, lovely,...
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Russell Pearce Denied by 9th Circuit on 1070; Judge Susan Bolton's Injunction Remains

10 years ago by Stephen Lemons
State Senate President Russell Pearce, Governor Jan Brewer, and the forces of nativism here in Arizona and nationwide have suffered a crushing blow. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has today upheld District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton's injunction of the most egregious parts of Senate Bill 1070.You'll recall that...
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Your Music Guide to the Arizona State Fair

9 years ago by Jason P. Woodbury
It used to be that playing the state fair circuit meant you were a has-been, that your rock 'n' roll career had gone belly-up (you know, like billed after the puppet show, Spinal Tap-style). Maybe it's still like that in most places, but the Arizona State Fair always manages to...
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Grinding Justice: Operation Streamline Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work

11 years ago by Stephen Lemons
In the border town of Nogales, Sonora, where buses drop off the newly deported every few hours on the American side, almost everyone seems to have been through Operation Streamline, a U.S. Border Patrol program that aims to hit all migrants entering the United States illegally with a criminal conviction...
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In Synecdoche, New York, Art Imitates Life Imitating Art

13 years ago by Scott Foundas
If you traveled the length of John Malkovich's medulla oblongata, hung a sharp left at the desk where Beckett's Krapp recorded his last tape, and walked through the adjoining door of the interstellar hotel room at the end of 2001, you might end up somewhere in the vicinity of Charlie...
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The Thing That Won't Leave

16 years ago by Paul Rubin
In February 1997, self-styled businessman Emmanuel Agyeman boarded a bus in Carson City, Nevada. His destination was the central Arizona town of Eloy, which sits between Phoenix and Tucson. It was Agyeman's first visit to the Grand Canyon State, but it was hardly a vacation. Earlier, immigration authorities had picked...
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Lost at Scene

17 years ago by Jason Heller
There wasn't a cloud in the sky as the twin-engine Lockheed Electra took off from Lae, New Guinea. It was July 2, 1937, and although international relations were tense, World War II was still many months away. The only enemy the little plane had was the Pacific Ocean itself, vast...
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A Season on the Rink

22 years ago by Paul Rubin
[Derian Hatcher] played only two minutes, 57 seconds, but his hit on Jeremy Roenick was an important action for the captain to take, and it set the physical tone. --Bill Nichols, Dallas Morning News, April 15, 1999 Phoenix Coyotes at Dallas Stars April 14, 1999 The Phoenix Coyotes' dreams this...

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