Chronicles Magazine Movies

Envy and the Consumerism of the Have—Nots

You can make a good argument that, by the late 20th century, the Seven Deadly Sins had become the Seven Lively Virtues. In the 1960’s, the media lauded the anger of students who bombed police stations and set dormitories on fire. Hollywood...

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    Wantum and Quantum

    It’s too bad W., Oliver Stone’s satiric biopic of his Yale classmate and our 43rd President, didn’t come out four years ago. We might have been spared George W. Bush’s second term and enjoyed a comic dividend.

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