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2016 Top 10

January 1, 2017 – 5:33 pm
2016 Top Ten

My favorite films of 2016 depicted a lot of suffering. The characters in them faced that suffering with courage, determination, compassion, and introspection.

SXSW 2016 Report Card

March 19, 2016 – 9:07 pm
SXSW Report Card

Documentaries outshone narratives and smaller films eclipsed headliners.

Starving the Beast: The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America’s Public Universities (Mims, 2016)

March 16, 2016 – 11:18 am
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In ninety-five minutes, director Steve Mims traces the origins of educational reform, drawing a line from Clayton Christensen’s meta-narrative about “disruptive innovation” to battles over the administration of public universities in Texas, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Virginia, and North Carolina.