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A Tribute to New York Times Media Critic David Carrnew

The world of journalism has lost one of its greats, a true original at the height of his powers, a man who bridged the worlds of old-school, pavement pounding reporting and the digital age as no one else on the planet has done.
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  02-13-2015  |  Media

'The White Ribbon,' Reviewednew

Michael Haneke is a creator of puzzles who doesn’t believe solutions are particularly important. In such critically acclaimed films as The Piano Teacher, the director has left us to choose from a menu of resolutions.
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  03-12-2010  |  Reviews

In 'Precious,' Quite Possibly the Most Abusive Upbringing in Motion Picture Historynew

While there are certainly things about Precious one can’t help but admire, I’m not so sure about the picture overall. I don’t quite see, for example, the point of conjuring this vision of a girl in hell; of creating a character just to put her through it.
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  12-18-2009  |  Reviews

End Timesnew

Why can't these shows be ending?
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  06-01-2006  |  TV

The Lying Gamenew

They say the truth can set you free, but these days, it seems, lying can set you up for life.
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  05-05-2006  |  Commentary

Staying Tunednew

Where can you hear your favorite Who, Jefferson Airplane and David Bowie tunes? In television ads for Nissan, Tommy Hilfiger and FTD.
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  10-25-2005  |  TV

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