AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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12/14/09

The Hurt Locker: War Porn At The Movies



A look at the Fellini derived screen musical, Nine, and a conversation with co-stars Sophia Loren and Nicole Kidman. Plus, The Masculine Mystique In Movies: Ripped and rowdy, or rotund and reticent? A look at the former, examining the cult of war porn in Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker. Or, War is never having to say you're sorry.

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