Category Archives: BAT Reviews

Book Review (and subtext)

The recent publication of  [.......] by Professor X marks a moment in the history of [.......].  It establishes him as one of the leading, if not the leading, authority on the subject of [.......]. Professor X works at Zip Code Law … Continue reading

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Wild-ish: Self and Community on the Trail

A lot of wilderness narratives go like this.  A man walks alone into the woods/desert/mountains.  He confronts nature in all its glory and terror.  He barely escapes grave danger and returns to tell the tale or/He does not escape grave … Continue reading

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Hugo: A Love Affair with . . .

You thought I was going to say “cinema.” That would be too obvious. Yes, Martin Scorsese’s latest movie pays homage to the magic of film. For those who have not seen it nor read the many reviews, the plot revolves … Continue reading

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When Art Mattered: Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s latest film, is a love letter to Paris.  (Like all Woody Allen films, it is also a love letter to beautiful women.  Even the horrible Inez (Rachel McAdams) is sumptuous. And who can resist Carla … Continue reading

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