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Is Watching Movies Too Hard, or Are Audiences Getting Soft?

At The Dissolve, Noel Murray uses recent remarks by National Association of Theater Owners president and CEO John Fithian to delve into what Pauline …

Arcade Fire On Its Brand-New Beat

Fans of Arcade Fire might be feeling a bit of culture shock. The group has been called the world's most successful indie rock band — but its new album, <i>Reflektor</i>, explores the Haitian roots of band member Regine Chassagne.<p>She and her husband, frontman Win Butler, have worked with Haitian relief …

Energetic, Intimate 'Letters' Reveal Private Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein was a singular American genius. One of the great orchestra conductors of the 20th Century, he was also a composer of hit musicals like <i>West Side Story</i>, as well as symphonies and ballets. He was a teacher and television personality — his Young People's Concerts introduced …

First Listen: Kronos Quartet, 'Aheym'

Bryce Dessner is a man who slips in and out of musical guises with disarming ease. In the rock world, he's known as a member of The National (along with his twin brother, Aaron) and a founding member of Clogs. But in contemporary classical circles, Dessner, who studied composition and classical …

The Selfish Giant – review

Director Clio Barnard's first feature, <i>The Arbor</i>, was an extraordinary account of the hard life and times of the playwright Andrea Dunbar which pushed at the boundaries of documentary film-making. A "verbatim drama" which included extracts from Dunbar's work performed on Bradford's Buttershaw …

JJ Abrams' Ship of Theseus – video

Take an exclusive first leaf through Ship of Theseus, a novel-within-a-novel, conceived by JJ Abrams. The novel itself is called S, and is a Nabokovian exercise in meta-fiction. It purports to be a work by "VM Straka" about a man trapped aboard a hellish ship - but the manuscript has been annotated …