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MAY 09, 2013 by MICHAEL NOLAN
I call Brooklyn home because the emotional cage match between the desires, the emotions, the location, and the city I make of it is too complex--and too personal--to go by any other name.
APRIL 16, 2013 by MICHAEL NOLAN
The Boston Marathon bombings stirred up the trolls. But the same freedom of speech they abuse lets the far-greater number of decent people speak, inquire, trade information, and lend condolences--and that's a reason to feel safer than anything any politician (or conspiracy nut) can say.
APRIL 08, 2013 by MICHAEL NOLAN
Robert Zemeckis and Denzel Washington team up to present an excellent piece of character development. Then Zemeckis sacrifices all of the nuance for the sake of a tidy ending that presents the State as the realm of the gods.
APRIL 05, 2013 by MICHAEL NOLAN
The bewildering "controversy" over how broadcasters handled Kevin Ware's injury suggests a disturbing inability to sort out facts, stakes, and obligations--or even to distinguish between journalism and voyeurism.
FEBRUARY 28, 2013 by MICHAEL NOLAN
Sorting out how your political beliefs relate to your entertainment choices isn't always a simple process. When it comes to a movie about the war on terror, though, the stakes get a little bit higher.