Alan Scherstuhl

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  • 8 days ago | Film Reviews

    The Amazing Randi insists that the public wants to be fooled, that it's easier and more comforting for us not to see unromantic truths. You can see him proclaiming this, a little sadly, in Justin Weinstein and Tyler Measom's doc An Honest Liar, wh...

  • The Amazing Randi insists that the public wants to be fooled, that it's easier and more comforting for us not to see unromantic truths -- you can see him proclaiming this, a little sadly, in Justin Weinstein and Tyler Measom's doc An...

  • 15 days ago | Film Reviews

    "The public really doesn't listen when they're being told straightforward facts," says the Amazing Randi. The magician, escape artist, and tiny lion of principled skepticism, now north of 80, leans forward in a black chair, all knees and elbows an...

  • 15 days ago | Film Reviews

    Céline Sciamma’s pained, thrilling, observational tale of growing up broke and black in slab-like Paris flats is no rebuke to Boyhood, but its besties-dancing-to-Rihanna rhapsody eats the lunch of that bit where Richard Linklater has Ethan Hawke d...

  • "The public really doesn't listen when they're being told straightforward facts," says the Amazing Randi. The magician, escape artist, and tiny lion of principled skepticism, now north of 80, leans forward in a black chair, all knees and elbows...

  • Celine Sciamma's pained, thrilling, observational tale of growing up broke and black in slablike Paris flats is no rebuke to Boyhood, but its besties-dancing-to-Rihanna rhapsody eats the lunch of that bit where Richard Linklater has Ethan...