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2004: Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Villifies a People by Jack G. Shaheen (E) Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (E) Feminism in Our Time : The Essential Writings, World War II to the Present by Miriam Schneir (+) The Pleasure of My Company by Steve Martin (+) Joss Whedon: the Genius Behind Buffy (+) Between Friends : the Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy (+) Down & Dirty Pictures by Peter Biskind (+) Fray by Joss Whedon (+) Inside the Kingdom by Carmen Bin Laden (+) Bee Season by Myla Goldberg (+)

2003: the Torn Skirt by Rebecca Godfrey (-) the Information by Martin Amis (+) Live in Balance by Linda Prout (E) Everything They Didn't Teach You in Film School by Camille Landau (E) Seven Men of Spandau by Jack Fishman (+) Reading the Slayer by Roz Kaveney (+) How to Make a Feature Film on a Used Car Budget (+) Wisconsin Death Trip by Warren Susman  (+) Jarhead by Anthony Swofford (+) Fruits by Shoichi Aoki (+) My Life in Jewelry by Elizabeth Taylor (+) Fast Girls by Emily White (+) The No Grain Diet by Joseph Mercola (E) Wigfield by Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert and Paul Dinello (+) My First Movie by Stephen Lowenstein (+) Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (+) Never the Same by Donna Schuurman (+) the Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger (+) Terra Incognita by Sara Wheeler (+) Ordinary Girl by Donna Summer (+)

2002: Coffee, Tea, Or Me? by Trudy Baker (+) the Short Stories of Chekhov (+) the White Album by Joan Didion (+) the Corrections by Jonathan Franzen (+) Flying Leap by Judy Budnitz (+) In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (+) Naked by David Sedaris (+) Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (+) Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs (+) Stupid White Men by Michael Moore (+) Caucasia by Denzy Senna (+) Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin (+) Fast Food Nation by Eric Schousenger (+) Lolita by Nabakov (E) Nickel & Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich (+) To Be Real by Rebecca Walker (+) Thinking Class by Joanna Kadi (+) Art of Happiness by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (E) the Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides (E) Three Mothers, Three Daughters (+) Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts (+) All About Love by bell hooks (+) Women of the Pacific Northwest (+) Maneuvers by Cynthia Enloe (+) A Massive Swelling by Cintra Wilson (E) Endurance by Caroline Alexander & Frank Hurley (+) 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women by Gail McMillan (+)

2001: Veils and Daggers by Linda Steet (+) Act Now, Apologize Later by Adam Werbach (+) Covering Islam by Edward Said (+) Shiny Adidas Tracksuits & the Death of Camp antholoy from Might Magazine (+) New Women in Rock (+) Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner (+) Look at My Ugly Face by Lucy Hamilton (+) Mothering by Grace Chang (+) Wild Girls Club by Anka Radakovich (0) Marilyn by (+) A Rose... by Aretha Franklin (+) His Way by Kitty Kelley (+) Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin (+) The Complete Works of Dorothy Parker (E) Dorothy Day by Robert Coles (+) City Women: Stories of the World's Great Cities (E) Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi (E) Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Walker(+) Wind Done Gone by (0)  

2000: Propaganda : the Formation of Men's Thoughts by Ellul (+) Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (E) All's Fair by James Carville & Mary Matalin (0) Toxic Sludge is Good For You! by John Strauss (+) the Breaking Up of America (+) Bridging the Class Divide by Linda Stout (+) From Margin to Center : Feminist Theory by bell hooks (E) The People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn (E) Unlevel Playing Fields by Randy Albelda & others (+) Economics: A Tool For Critically Understand Society by Randy Albelda & others (+) Invisible Heart by Nancy Folbre (0) The Other Mexico by John Warnock (0) The Disposessed by Ursula Le Guin (+) Looking Forward: Participatory Economics by Randy Albelda, et al (E) Who's Sorry Now? by Connie Francis (E) I Can't Believe I Said That! by Kathi Lee Gifford (+)  

1980-1999: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (+) From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil& (+) Maus (+) Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann (E) Ramona the Great by Beverly Cleary (+) The Seduction of Hillary Rodham Clinton (+) The Boy Called It (+)

 

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Adbusters (0) Bamboo Girl (+) Bazaar (+) Bitch (E) Business 2.0 (+) Business Week (+) BUST (+) Dollars & Sense (E) the Economist (+) Elle Decor (+) Film Comment (+) FilmMaker (E) In Style (+) Interview (+) Jigsaw (+) Ladies Home Journal (+) Nylon (0) Organic Times (+) Redbook (+) Seven by Seven (+) SELF (+) Shout NYC (+) Slander (+) Talk (R.I.P.) (+) Vanity Fair (+) Vogue (+) W (+) Z (+) Zoetrope (+)

 

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2004 October

2004 September Party's Over (+) Uncovered: The War in Iraq (+) Imagining Argentina (0) Collateral (+) Fahrenheit 9/11 (+) Wicker Park (0) Head: the Monkees (+) Door in the Floor (+) Control Room (E) the Corporation (+) Microcosmos (+) the Mayor of Sunset Strip (+) Festival Express (+) Final Destination (+) Napoleon Dynamite (+) Mean Creek (+) Ramones: End of the Century (+) It's Easier For a Camel (+) Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (0) Shaun of the Dead (+) Devil's Playground (+)

2004 August Sonic Youth: Corporate Ghost (E) Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (0) Gattaca (E) Manchurian Candidate (2004) (+) House of Sand and Fog (+) Duran Duran: Arena (0) Alien vs. Predator (0) Little Black Book (0) Daria: Is It College Yet? (+) Step Into Liquid (+) Suspect Zero (0) Open Water (+) The Last Man (+)

2004 July Five Obstructions (+) The Saddest Music in the World (+) The Perfect Score (+) 400 Blows (E) Star 80 (+) The Terminal (+) Spiderman 2 (E) Road to Perdition (+) Night and Fog (+) You Can Count On Me (+) The War Room (+) Bastard Out of Carolina (+) Private Parts (+) Barbershop 2 (+) In America (+) 21 Grams (+) Go Tigers (E) Lumiere and Company (+) Bus 174 (+) Japanese Story (0) All the Love You Cannes (0) Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (+)

2004 June L'Avventura (+) Blow Up (E) Goodbye Lenin! (+) Young Girls of Rochefort (+) Directors: Michel Gondry (+) The Corner (+) Mean Girls (+) the Stepford Wives 2004 (+) Piglet's Big Movie (0) Love in the City (+) Turkey Shoot (0) Some Kind of Monster (E) Alphaville (+) The Little Soldier (+) Lenny (+) Contempt (+) Greendale (E) Margaret Cho: Revolution (0) Twilight Samurai (+) Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... Spring (+) I'm Not Scared (+) Breathless (+) In Praise of Love (0)

2004 May Chuck & Buck (+) Horatio's Drive (+) Kill Bill Vol. 2 (+) Cabaret (+) Saved! (+) Tommy (+) Fosse (+) the Day After Tomorrow (+) Van Helsing (0) Whole (+) Groove (+) the Real Cancun (+)

2004 April the Rundown (+) I'm With Lucy (+) Eternal Sunshine on the Spotless Mind (+) Hair (E) the Rose (+) All that Jazz (E) Conscience and the Constitution (+) Teddy Bear Picnic (0)

2004 March Hidalgo (+) the Cooler (+) Wisegirls (+) My Life Without Me (+) the Station Agent (+) Big Fish (+) Demon Pinata: Survival Island (+) Starsky & Hutch (+) Mystic River (E) Monster (0) Spartan (0) Mona Lisa Smile (+) Stepford Husbands (+) Happy Accidents (+) In the Company of Women (+) Play Misty for Me (E)

2004 February My Boss's Daughter (0) Party Monster (+) Wonderland (0) May (+) Marci X (+) Cherish (+) Stevie (+)

2004 January Jeepers Creepers 2 (+) Alex & Emma (+) Paycheck (0) All the President's Men (+) The Butterfly Effect (+) Pieces of April (0) Gloomy Sunday (+)

2003 December A Murder of Crows (+) How the Grinch Stole Christmas (0) Run Ronnie Run (0) The Kid Stays in the Picture (+) Bedazzled (+) Double Jeopardy (0) Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back (+)

2003 November Kill Bill v. 1 (+) Capturing the Friedmans (+) Thirteen (E) In the Cut (+) American Splendor (+) Melvin Goes to Dinner (+) Bruce Almighty (0)

2003 October Pirates of the Carribean (+) Once Upon a Time in Mexico (+) Whale Rider (+) Spellbound (+) School of Rock (+) Cinemania (+) Matchstick Men (+) Cleo 5 to 7 (+) Rivers & Tides (E) Dopamine (0) Intolerable Cruelty (+) Figures & Loops (+)

2003 September the Secret Lives of Dentists (+) Lost in Translation (E) A Mighty Wind (+)

2003 August The Hulk (0) The Italian Job (+) Gigli (+, I defy!) Freaky Friday (+) Albino Alligator (0) Max (+) Laurel Canyon (0) Strait-jacket (+) Uptown Girls (0) Freddy vs. Jason (+) Dirty Pretty Things (+) American Pie 2 (0)

2003 July T3: Rise of the Machines (0) Legally Blonde 2 (+) Love Liza (0) Comedian (+) Center of the World (0) My Wife is An Actress (+) Maid in Manhattan (+) How to Deal (+) Kalifornia (0) Never Say a Word (+) Swimming Pool (+) 8 Mile (0) Spy Kids 3: Game Over (0) Winged Migration (+)

2003 June Who's That Knocking on My Door? (+) Finding Nemo (+) Brown Sugar (0) Umbrellas of Cherbourg (+) Raising Victor Vargas (+) Serendipity (+) Gangs of New York (+) Charlies Angels 2: Full Throttle (+) 28 Days Later (+) Adventures in Babysitting (+) Rat Race (+)

2003 May Trekkies (+) XMen 2 (+) City of God (E) Secretary (+) Femme Fatale (+) The Hurricane (+) Red Dragon (+) Sullivan's Travels (E) My Big Fat Greek Wedding (+) Taxi Driver (+) Spider (E) Matrix 2: Reloaded (0) Army of Darkness (0) The Piano Teacher (+) After Hours (+) Down With Love (+) Good Fellas (+)

2003 April Hollywood Ending (0) Head of State (0) Possession (+) Real Women Have Curves (+) the Dark Letter (+) Personal Velocity (+) the Godfather II (+) Igby Goes Down (+) the Player (+) All that Heaven Allows (+) Saturday Night Fever (+) Russian Ark (0) Chinatown () I Saw What You Did and I Know Who You Are (+) Jackass (+) The Jerk (+) Phonebooth (+) The Big Chill (+) Tadpole (+)

2003 March The Gleaners and I (E) Chocolat (0) The Score (+) Talk to Her (+) Valentine (+) Citizen Kane (E, duh) Solaris (Tarkovsky) (+) A View From the Top (+) Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (E) the Godfather I (+)

2003 February Chicago (+) the Hours (0) the Circle (+) The Next Best Thing (-) Unbreakable (+) Morvern Callar (+) Old School (+) Aberdeen (+) Suddenly Last Summer (+) About A Boy (E) the Bourne Identity (+)

2003 January Keeping the Faith (+) the Princess and the Warrior (+) Grosse Pointe Blank (E) Sweet Home Alabama (0) About Schmidt (+) Twister (0) Gimme Shelter [Criterion] (+) American Movie (E) Bottle Rocket (+) Hard Eight (+) Lantana (+) Adaptation (E) Almost Famous (+) Ali (+) 8 Women (+) Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (+) 13 Conversations About One Thing (+)

2002 December Solaris (+) Far From Heaven (E) Reality Bites (E) Wall Street (+) Spider Man (+) Superstar (0) Barbershop (+) Lord of the Rings: Two Towers (+) Shrek (+) the Crying Game (+) Wilde (+) O Brother Where Art Thou? (E) Stigmata (0) Windtalkers (+) Unfaithful (+) Rich Media, Poor Democracy (+)

2002 November I Spy (+) So I Married an Axe Murderer (E) Breakfast at Tiffanys (+) Harvard Man (0) Fire Walk With Me (+) Sidewalks of New York (+) Bowling for Columbine (0) Office Space (+) The Talented Mr. Ripley (+) Sweety (+) Die Another Day (+) Extreme Ops (+) Murderous Maids (+)

2002 October Janice Beard: 45 WPM (+) Knockaround Guys (+) White Oleander (+) Framing an Execution (+) Punch Drunk Love (+) Mostly Martha (+) The Ring (0) Resident Evil (0)

2002 September 24 Hour Party People (+) Notorious C.H.O. (+) Kissing Jessica Stein (+) Death to Smoochy (+) CQ (+) City by the Sea (0) Stealing Harvard (+) Wendigo (+) One Hour Photo (+) I'm the One That I Want (+) Business of Strangers (+) Wet Hot American Summer (0) Diary of Bridget Jones (0) Birthday Girl (+) Mickey Mouse Media Monopoly (+) Dreamworlds 2 (+) What a Girl Wants (+) Wrestling with Manhood (+) Peace, Propaganda, and the Promise Land (+)

2002 August Lovely & Amazing (+) The Good Girl (+) The Book of Life (0) XXX (+) S1m0ne (+) Blue Crush (+) Rain (+) Where the Buffalo Roam (+) Rules of Engagement: Waco 1993 (+) Man on the Moon (+) Me Without You (+)

2002 July Men in Black 2 (+) Outside Providence (+) AI (0) Permanent Midnight (+) Trauma (+) Harry Potter (0) Dogtown and Z Boys (+) ABC Africa (+) Lord of the Rings #1 (+) Full Frontal (+)

2002 June Monsoon Wedding (+) Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (+) Apocalypse Now (+) Hearts of Darkness (E) Startup.com (0) Living in Oblivion (+) Y Tu Mama Tambien (+) Pauline & Paulette (+) Lilo & Stitch (+) Minority Report (+) Time Out (+)

2002 May Godzilla (0) Human Nature (+) Italian for Begnners (+) Youngblood (+) The Others (0) Metropolis (+) Bob le Flambeur (+) The Laramie Project (0) Scratch (+) Little Otik (0) Breathing Lessons (+) the Velveteen Rabbit (+) Monster's Ball (0) Wisconsin Death Trip (+) Double Indemnity (+) Yellow Earth (+)

2002 April In the Bedroom (+) Fire (+) Paulina (+) Tough Guise (E) Network (+) The Living Museum (E) Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (+) The Broken Cord with Bill Moyer (+)  In Cold Blood (+) Changing Lanes (+)

2002 March Long, Hot American Summer (+) Panic Room (+) Collateral Damage (0) Storytelling (+)  

2002 February Our Song (+) The Man Who Wasn't There (+) Man Bites Dog (+) Fat Girl (+) Amelie (+)  Killer of Sheep (+) Cultural Criticim & Transformation: bell hooks (+)

2002 January Royal Tenenbaums (E) A Beautiful Mind (+) Donnie Darko (+) Together (+) Waking Life (+) Tape (+) Jeepers Creepers (0) Norma Rae (0) Lucky Numbers (+)

2001 December Remember the Titans (0) My Own Private Idaho (0) Twin Falls Idaho (0) L.I.E. (+) Ghost World (+) Focus (0) Along Came a Spider (0) The Cruise (0) Face/Off (+) Bamboozled (+) Family Man (0) Man Bites Dog (+)  

2001 November Meet the Parents (+) Blue Velvet (+) Rush Hour 2 (+) Under the Sand (E) Haiku Tunnel (+) Magnolia (+) American Sweethearts (+) Coyote Ugly (0) The Princess and the Warrior (+)  

2001 October Mulholland Drive (+) Cat's Meow (0) Someone Gets a Cold Pizza (+) Heavy Metal Parking Lot (0) Wattstax (+) Fear of Fiction (-) Rock & Roll Orgy (-) Epidemic (0) Resistance as Democracy (+) On Labor Ready (+) Anniversary Party (+)  

1980-2000: 12 Angry Men (E) 2001: Space Odyssey (mystified) Air Force One (+) All About Eve (+) American Beauty (0) American History X (+) American Psycho (+) Amores Perros (+) Annie Hall (E) Apocalypse Now (+) Arlington Road (+) Armageddon (+) Barfly (+) Being John Malkovich (+) Best in Show (+) the Big Lebowski (+) the Birds (+) Black Dog (+) Blown Away (+) Boogie Nights (+) Born in Flames (+) the Burbs (E) Charlie's Angels (+) Chopper (+) Christmas Story (+) Chicken Race (+) Chinatown (+) Cider House Rules (0) Clerks (+) Clockwork Orange (+) Crimes and Misdemeanors (+) Dark City (+) Dark Days (+) Deep Impact (+) Dogma (+) Dr. Jekyl and Mr Hyde (0) Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (+) Ed Wood (+) EDtv (0) 8MM (+) Elephant Man (0) Entrapment (+) the Faculty (0) Fargo (+) Fantasia (+) Fight Club (+) Forrest Gump (0) Full Metal Jacket (+) Galaxy Quest (+) the Game (+) Ghost World (+) Go (+) Good Will Hunting (+) Groundhogs Day (+) Grumpy Old Men (+) Hanging Up (+) Happiness (+) Harriet the Spy (E) Heathers (E) Hedwig & the Angry Inch (+) Henry Fool (0) High Fidelity (0) Home Fries (0) Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte (+) The Ice Storm (+) Independence Day (+) The Insider (0) It Happened One Night (E) It's A Wonderful Life (+) Jezebel (+) the Last Unicorn (+) Life is Beautiful (- - -) Light of Day (+) Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (0) Lolita (Kubrick) (+) Lolita (unKubrick) (+) Man with the Golden Arm (+) Manchurian Candidate (+) Manufacturing Consent (+) Mars Attacks! (+) The Matrix (+) Memento (0) MI:2 (+) Mission Impossible (0) The Mod Squad (0) Moulin Rouge (+) My Fair Lady (+) My Little Pony movie (+) The Negotiator (+) Night of the Hunter (E) Ninth Gate (+) Nosferatu (+) Notorious (+) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (+) One Night Stand (+) Payback (+) Pecker (+) Permanent Midnight (+) Philadelphia (E) Pi (+) Psycho (1960) (+) Pulp Fiction (E) Ran (+) Rearwindow (+) Reservoir Dogs (+) Requiem for a Dream (+) Roman Holiday (+) Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion (+) Rope (+) Run Lola Run (+) Scarface (+) Schindlers List (0) Series 7: the Contenders (+) Se7en (+) Sexy Beast (0) Shadow of a Doubt (+) Shadow of the Vampire (0) Shawshank Redemption (E) the Shining (E) Showgirls (E) Silence of the Lambs (+) A Simple Plan (0) the Sixth Sense (0) Sleepy Hollow (+) Snatch (0) Some Like It Hot (+) Snake Eyes (0) Speed (+) State & Main (0) the Straight Story (E) Streetcar Named Desire (+) Suicide Kings (+) Sunset Blvd (E) Sweet Hereafter (+) Terminator 2: Judgment Day (E) Three Kings (+) This is Spinal Tap (E) To Kill A Mockingbird (+) Toy Story (E) Traffic (+) Trainspotting (+) Truman Show (+) Two Girls and a Guy (+) Usual Suspects (+) Vertical Ray of the Sun (+) Vertigo (+) Virgin Suicides (+) Wag the Dog (+) Wonderland (+) What Lies Beneath (+) Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (+) Working Girl (+) Working Girls (+) Zentropa (+) Zoolander (E)