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IF YOU have recently replaced a keyboard because of a small accident involving a cheeky glass of chardonnay, or had to reset all your passwords because of the Heartbleed bug, chances are you won’t enjoy Transcendence, where an artificial intelligence not only proves to be even more wily and ruthless than HAL 9000, but also boots up with a sprightliness that makes those of us on Windows 7 weep with envy.
An accessible, uplifting sports documentary, Next Goal Wins salutes the tenacious spirit of American Samoa’s national football (aka soccer) team as they struggle to break the worst losing streak in the international history of the game.
NEW YORK – Broad strokes and big effects often appear to be the default setting for Broadway musicals, so it's always refreshing to see a modestly scaled show in which the cast and creative team trust in the value of emotional intimacy.
John Harris has recently argued that the Left is trapped in the past. Perhaps, but part of the reason for that is that the Left’s past is a tad more interesting than its present. Backward-looking? Yes, sometimes. But a modernisation founded on an ahistorical politics fails to account for the pluse...
The Biennale of Sydney, the largest arts event in the Asia-Pacific region, opened this weekend under a brilliant blue late-summer sky. It must have seemed a welcome omen to curator Juliana Engberg (artistic director of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne) and the 92 artists on view here, who have been laboring these last few weeks under some very dark clouds.
The second film of the twelve-book franchise (we have The Bourne Betrayal/Sanction/Deception/Objective/Dominion/Imperative/Retribution and Ascendancy to go) remains the strongest of the to-date four-film franchise, a blisteringly skeleton-shattering tale of mind control, identity-seeking, and dupl...
If you’re not already familiar with at least some aspects of Chris Marker’s work, this exhibition will feel overwhelming, if not a little confusing. You may have to pay a second visit to get the most out of it, or even make sense of it.