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Maudlin Teen Romance 'The Space Between Us' Burns Up On Re-Entry

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 4:00pm

Martian, Martian, Martian!: Asa Butterfield stars as a Mars-born teen who struggles under Earth's gravity — and a treacly script — in this sci-fi romance.

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'Youth In Oregon' Follows A Fractious Family On A Bittersweet Road Trip

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 4:00pm

Frank Langella is an aging, stoic patriarch determined to end his life in this uneven but effective cross-country comedy-drama.

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James Baldwin, In His Own Searing, Revelatory Words: 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 4:00pm

Raoul Peck's Oscar-nominated documentary transforms an unfinished Baldwin manuscript about Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Medgar Evers into an urgently resonant film.

(Image credit: Dan Budnik/Magnolia Pictures)

Ad For Nice Living: Discover The Joy Of Yummy Words

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 3:34pm

One of our "Commercials for Nicer Living," written by one of our listeners to celebrate the simple pleasures of life, is about yummy words.

LISTEN: These 5 Fake Ads Will Sell You On Some Of Life's Real Delights

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 7:00am

Go ahead, we told you, sell us something wonderful we can't buy. And you did — more than 2,000 of you did, in fact. We picked our five favorites and made them into polished ads. Now listen to the joy!

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'Mr. Seabrook' Might Be A Little Too Abominable

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:00am

Artist Joe Ollman's new The Abominable Mr. Seabrook is a biography of the Lost Generation travel writer (and sadist, alcoholic and cannibal) William Seabrook. But how much Seabrook can you stand?

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