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Review: Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Review: Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Big Boys Gone Bananas!* documents the year-long battle between film director Fredrik Gertten and the crushing public relations and legal force of Dole Food Company.

“If you have mighty enemies, then you need many friends,” said Gertten when introduced to …

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Culture, Reviews

Review: The Last Mountain

Review: The Last Mountain

The Last Mountain, Bill Haney’s piercing new documentary about coal mining in the Appalachians, features enough explosions to make Michael Bay blush. In shot after shot, violent plumes of rubble erupt skyward from the side of denuded mountains, leaving …

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The final 'dream' scene in Eating Alabama

Review: Eating Alabama

shaggy haired man perches in a little wooden shack, camouflaged head to toe, arms cradling a rifle and eyes watching for deer. Trepidatiously, he loads a shell and while his voiceover announces unassumingly, “I’ve never done this before.” And so …

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Culture, Poetry

Other Creatures: A Poetic Tribute

Other Creatures: A Poetic Tribute

Have you ever been asked, “If you could be any animal in the world, which animal would you be?” This is a tribute to all of the animals that never get chosen.
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Culture

The 2012 Environmental Film Festival at Yale

The 2012 Environmental Film Festival at Yale

Reviews, red carpet interviews, news, and more from the world's largest student-run environmental film festival!
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At Yale, Culture

Evolutionary War Hero: An Interview with Carl Zimmer

Evolutionary War Hero: An Interview with Carl Zimmer

Nearly 40% of Americans don't believe in evolution, and acknowledgment of anthropogenic climate change is equally spotty. Acclaimed author Carl Zimmer spoke with Sage about how science communicators can begin to reach creationists and climate deniers, why Einstein makes for a great magazine cover, and what to do when your work gets slandered on the Daily Show.
by × April 2, 2012 × 1 comment