The long-awaited sequel to “Mamma Mia” is finally in theaters, and is proof that a generation later, memories can be just as clear.
Cédric Klapisch’s “Back to Burgundy” is banal, largely because Klapisch does not have a coherent conception of what the film should be.
Warning: This article contains spoilers for Lev Grossman’s “The Magicians.” “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” Albus Dumbledore bestows this wisdom on an 11-year-old Harry Potter in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” when Harry is in danger of developing an obsession with the Mirror of Erised, a magical…
For most of my life and long before it began, video games struggled to break into the mainstream and gain status as a respectable art. And with good reason: rose-tinted glasses or not, even the gaming pioneers of the Ford-Carter years would surely admit that their little hobby was just that, a curious plaything more remarkable for simply working than for touching the heart or soul. The Atari and Intellivision era brought higher fidelity to the medium as it stonewalled its way into the American consciousness with heavy marketing campaigns.