Chronicles Magazine REVIEWS

America's Market Morality

Attention, “overindulgent celebrator”: Throw away your aspirin and ignore your greasy-food cravings. According to the website of Chicago’s Revive Hydration Clinic, for just $99 those suffering from “the occasional overindulgence in alcohol” can...

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    A Yanqui Doodle Dandy

    Henry Adams published his eponymous autobiography in the early years of the last century. Now, just about a hundred years after The Education of Henry Adams, we have The Education of Héctor Villa. America is center stage in both, but they are...

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    America the Redeemer

    Jesus’ words to his followers about the city on a hill, coming between references to salt without savor and the futility of hiding a light under a bushel, are admonitory, not congratulatory. Those upon whom the light has been bestowed are not...

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    Maya at Half-Past Midnight

    Now Bigelow and Boal have returned with another film that attempts to depict with equal honesty our activities elsewhere in the Middle East. This time, however, their honesty is somewhat compromised, paradoxically enough, by their attempt to...

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