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In addition to writing film reviews and essays for Truthdig, Carrie Rickey has been a film critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer and Village Voice and an art critic at Artforum and Art in America. Rickey has… Read more

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Although “The Big Sick” presents itself as a familiar story with an intercultural twist, it breaks from the typical boy-meets-girl form in more ways than one, with moving results.Although “The Big Sick” presents itself as a familiar story with an intercultural twist, it breaks from the typical boy-meets-girl form in more ways than one, with moving results.

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Strong acting, a solid script and canny directing -- as well as some unconventional gender politics for a Hollywood production -- make this “Wonder” a winner.Strong acting, a solid script and canny directing -- as well as some unconventional gender politics for a Hollywood production -- make this “Wonder” a winner.

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Matt Tyrnauer’s chronicle also fails to connect the dots between the issues that beset America’s largest city in 1957 and those facing urban centers today. (Pictured, Jane Jacobs.)Matt Tyrnauer’s chronicle also fails to connect the dots between the issues that beset America’s largest city in 1957 and those facing urban centers today. (Pictured, Jane Jacobs.)

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The final article in the series offers some closely guarded data about audience gender breakdowns, and insights from filmmakers Mira Nair (shown left), Ava DuVernay (shown right), Nancy Meyers and Stacy Title. The final article in the series offers some closely guarded data about audience gender breakdowns, and insights from filmmakers Mira Nair (shown left), Ava DuVernay (shown right), Nancy Meyers and Stacy Title.

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In addition to writing film reviews and essays for Truthdig, Carrie Rickey has been a film critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer and Village Voice and an art critic at Artforum and Art in America. Rickey has taught at various institutions, including School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania, and has appeared frequently on NPR’s "Talk of the Nation," MSNBC and CNN.
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