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Movies to See Right Now

My top recommendation is The Lost City of Z, which opens in the Bay Area today. Also in theaters this week: Their Finest is an appealing, middling period drama set during the London Blitz. I liked the gloriously pulpy revenge … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: AUGUSTINE: obsession, passion and the birth of a science

The absorbing French drama Augustine is based on the real work of 19th century medical research pioneer Jean-Martin Charcot, known as the father of neurology. A young kitchen maid begins suffering wild seizures and is brought to Charcot’s research hospital. … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

In theaters: The smart and hilarious The Trip to Italy showcases the improvisational wit of Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, along with some serious tourism/foodie porn. Feedback from my readers is almost unanimous – Richard Linklater’s family drama Boyhood is … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: AUGUSTINE: obsession, passion and the birth of a science

The absorbing French drama Augustine is based on the real work of 19th century medical research pioneer Jean-Martin Charcot, known as the father of neurology. A young kitchen maid begins suffering wild seizures and is brought to Charcot’s research hospital. … Continue reading

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Augustine: obsession, passion and the birth of a science

AUGUSTINE The absorbing French drama Augustine is based on the real work of 19th century medical research pioneer Jean-Martin Charcot, known as the father of neurology.  A young kitchen maid begins suffering wild seizures and is brought to Charcot’s research … Continue reading

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