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Tracing One Life, Lost In The Desert  |   

Who Is Dayani Cristal?, a documentary narrated by actor Gael Garcia Bernal, examines the journey that costs many migrants to the United States their lives.

In 'Blue Ruin,' Revenge Is Not Served Cool  |   

The revenge drama Blue Ruin demonstrates that the famous dish, often served more cool than cold, can sometimes be more dangerous in the hands of the sincere but inept.

A Biography Of Your Cubicle: How This Became The Modern Workplace  |   

The office has long been seen as a symbol of boredom: It's a killer of spirits, a destroyer of spontaneity. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says a new book brings out its entertaining side.

An Eater's-Eye View Of Literature's Most Iconic Meals  |   

With intricately composed photographs, designer Dinah Fried puts readers at the table for 50 of her favorite literary spreads. Her new book is called Fictitious Dishes.

A Punching Movie That Packs A Punch For People Who Like Punching  |   

'Brick Mansions,' a completely inessential remake of the French film District B13, follows a war of good guys and gangsters up and down the walls of a hypothetical Detroit under siege.

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