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Entries by Mike Miley from 08/2009

Some Thoughts on Infinite Jest During the Infinite Summer

| Posted 08.06.2009 | Media

If there's such a thing as the "one that got away" for books, Infinite Jest is mine. This summer, I was determined to finish it... Along with many readers at "Infinite Summer."

LACMA to Film Buffs: Stay Home. Alone.

| Posted 08.14.2009 | Entertainment

LACMA's announcement not only royally stinks, but it also represents a major blow to the appreciation of film as an art form on equal footing with painting and sculpture.

Jeanne Dielman Comes to DVD

| Posted 08.25.2009 | Entertainment

This film sticks to its guns, audience expectations be damned, and delivers to the audience the most devastating depiction of the housewife's confined life in cinema.

HuffPost Review: Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice

| Posted 08.31.2009 | Media

If you had told me one year ago that the most delightful beach read of 2009 would be written by Thomas Pynchon, I'd have stared back at you in disbelief, raised eyebrows in tow.