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The Importance of a Great Pen: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

Somehow, when the right pen hits the right paper, there's a little bit of magic. Writing becomes fast and effortless. The pen glides across the paper, capturing the words almost as they're spoken.

CultureZohn: Black Swan, Or Letting Your Inner Bad Girl Out

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-12-02-natalieout.jpgThe message of the movie is that longing and desire are the very things that can take us over the top -- and then, alas, are the very things that inevitably take us down.

Movie Review: Black Swan

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Black Swan is like a horror-movie version of The Red Shoes --or perhaps it's The Red Shoes meets Saw -- in which the quest for perfection drives the dancer slowly mad.

Toronto's Babes in Wings

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Aronofsky's Black Swan inhabits an entirely different planet. An audacious rethink of the themes implicit in Swan Lake, it uncovers the rivalries and ambitions roiling a New York City ballet company.

BALLET: The Red Shoes, Legendary On Stage And On Film

artforum.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A WOMAN'S GLOVED HAND turns the pages of a program, aided by her male companion. The camera assumes their point of view. With this brilliant segue, di...

For The Holidays, The Best Family-Friendly Movies By Farr-Part 1

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Regardless of one's faith, at its core the holidays involve gatherings of extended family spanning all life-stages, so it makes sense to lay in a store of films that all generations can watch and enjoy together.