Culture Kvetch

Culture Kvetch: Our Post-Boston Marathon Bombing Reality

Culture Kvetch: Our Post-Boston Marathon Bombing Reality
By May 1, 2013

What the newest film by Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri reveals about the aftermath of terror attacks Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Philip Roth’s Victory Lap

Culture Kvetch: Philip Roth’s Victory Lap
By March 25, 2013

A new documentary about the 80-year-old reveals a writer still very much obsessed with death Read More

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Culture Kvetch: The Many Sides of ‘Yossi,’ Eytan Fox’s New Film

Culture Kvetch: The Many Sides of ‘Yossi,’ Eytan Fox’s New Film
By January 30, 2013

A decade after ‘Yossi & Jagger,’ we’re reintroduced to a changed—but still grieving—protagonist Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Beyond Nepotism

Culture Kvetch: Beyond Nepotism
By January 9, 2013

From Lena Dunham to Nathaniel and Simon Rich, navigating the thorny distinction of privilege Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Holiday Movies As History Books

Culture Kvetch: Holiday Movies As History Books
By December 28, 2012

Why do we let Hollywood blockbusters like ‘Lincoln’ and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ become our record? Read More

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Culture Kvetch: My Sheldon Adelson Complex

Culture Kvetch: My Sheldon Adelson Complex
By December 6, 2012

The paradox of feeling defensive about a larger-than-life Jewish villain Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Retweet This War

Culture Kvetch: Retweet This War
By November 21, 2012

How social media and cellphone cameras have brought us to the limit of spectatorship Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Women Aren’t Funny? Really?

Culture Kvetch: Women Aren’t Funny? Really?
By November 7, 2012

Yael Kohen’s ‘We Killed’ and the evolution of women’s roles in American comedy Read More

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