Sunday, October 28, 2012

Does Cloud Atlas Suck?

The book was a hit, the trailer looks fantastic, but is the movie any good? In theaters today, Cloud Atlas is packed with special effects and a bevy of Oscar-winners. The Daily Beast’s Ramin Setoodeh says the $100 million time-travel extravaganza is a flop, but Marlow Stern begs to differ. Read their debate before you shell out $14 to see it tonight.

Twenty-five years after Bonfire of the Vanities, race, art, and crime seethe in Tom Wolfe’s new novel, Back to Blood, which hit bookstores this week. Michael Moynihan reviews the satire of “post-racial” America.

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