Stephanie Zacharek

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  • 3 days ago | Film and TV

    There's a lot to laugh at in Daniel Lee's faux-historical Silk Road adventure Dragon Blade, not least of which is the sight of Adrien Brody as corrupt Roman consul Tiberius wearing a tumble of raven-colored beauty-queen curls and purring in a phon...

  • There's a lot to laugh at in Daniel Lee's faux-historical Silk Road adventure Dragon Blade, not least of which is the sight of Adrien Brody as corrupt Roman consul Tiberius, wearing a tumble of raven-colored beauty-queen curls and purring...

  • Sometimes a face is enough to anchor a movie. In writer-director Alex Ross Perry's Queen of Earth, Elisabeth Moss plays Catherine, a young city-dweller who, after recently suffering both her father's death by suicide and a crushing...

  • In his hugely popular 1998 book A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson chronicled his attempt to hike the full length of the Appalachian Trail accompanied by an overweight, recovering-alcoholic pal whom he calls Stephen Katz. The two don't make...

  • 5 days ago | Film and TV

    A sense of humor will take you far in life, even along a daunting stretch of the Appalachian Trail. In his hugely popular 1998 book A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson chronicled his attempt to hike the full length of the trail, from Georgia to Maine...

  • Craig Zobel's adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's Z for Zachariah veers so drastically from the source material that people who love the book may feel betrayed. In the novel, Ann, a fifteen-year-old farm girl whose valley has been...

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