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Alan A. Stone, Touroff–Glueck Professor of Law and Psychiatry at Harvard Law School, is author of Movies and the Moral Adventure of Life.
Midnight in Paris earned Woody Allen his fourth Oscar and was the biggest box office success in his long and productive filmmaking career.
Alan A. Stone
John Madden, the distinguished British director of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, tells us that his film has the structure of a Shakespearean comedy.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped by Jacques Audiard.
Woody Allen’s You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.
Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation portrays an Iranian divorce under sharia law with sensitivity and pathos.
Swinton gives her all to the martyred victim in We Need to Talk about Kevin.
Lars von Trier’s Melancholia.
If Greenaway correctly diagnosed the aesthetic crisis of modern film, The Tree of Life is the remedy.
The director of The Hurt Locker takes on the 9/11 mastermind.
Even the Rain (También la lluvia) Directed by Icíar Bollaín.
Julie Taymor’s The Tempest.
King Lear on the big screen.
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