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Posts Tagged: Critics at Large

More on Nashville‘s Brilliant Prescience

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If you enjoyed Amanda Shubert’s recent Rumpus interview with singer, songwriter, actress, and Nashville star Ronee Blakley, you should definitely take a look at this essay about the film’s new Criterion Collection release. Written by Shubert’s Critics at Large colleague Kevin Courrier, it delves deep into many of the issues Blakley discussed in her interview, particularly […]

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Why Baseball Movies Usually Strike Out

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From Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s “Casey at the Bat” to Chad Harbach’s The Art of Fielding, there’s something about baseball stories that captures our imaginations. Have baseball movies done the same? Maybe, but with much less artistic integrity, argues Kevin Courrier in a Critics at Large post about baseball movies in general and this year’s 42 in particular. A […]

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