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Review: ‘The Square’ punctures the pretensions of the modern art world

The Swedish filmmaker Ruben Ostlund possesses an exceptionally crisp, legible way of creating images. His frames are simply but elegantly composed, and he choreographs bodies within natural and built environments with superb attention to rhythms and detail.All of those gifts were on ample display in Ostlund’s breakout film, 2014’s “Force Majeure,” a satire of gender politics set in a Swiss ski resort. Ostlund’s new film, “The Square,” evinces the same cool, cleanly delineated visual style and...

Review: Did Jane Austen ever laugh this hard? Southern Rep stages a snappy sequel

#ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }#ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }Jane Austen’s beloved “Pride and Prejudice” sisters are back in Southern Rep’s snappy production of “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” robustly directed by Aimee Hayes and Jeffrey Gunshol.Gifted playwrights Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon begin their “sequel” at Christmastime, two years after the...

Lived-In Review: Knockaround Sunglasses

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