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Fantastic Fest Review: Chris Peckover's Innovative 'Safe Neighborhood'

Just when you thought it was safe to leave your doors unlocked and your windows unbarred, a film like Safe Neighborhood comes along and completely makes you rethink the home invasion sub-genre. It's been the format for a certain type of film for awhile now, and the formula involved has been generally left unaltered. Show More Summary

“Reforming the Contested Convention: Rethinking the Presidential Nomination Process”

Michael Morley has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, Fordham Law Review).  Here is the abstract: The presidential nomination process used by the Democrat and Republican Parties is an ill-considered, unstable pastiche of competing components that generally operate in fundamentally different … Continue reading ?

Review: The Magnificent Seven Will Make You Rethink Your View of Remakes

Director Antoine Fuqua and his star-studded ensemble bring a modern edge to this classic Western tale of revenge and redemption. The post Review: The Magnificent Seven Will Make You Rethink Your View of Remakes appeared first on CBR.com.

Perdue:Law Schools, Universities, And The Challenge Of Moving A Graveyard

Wendy Collins Perdue (Dean, Richmond), Law, Universities, and the Challenge of Moving a Graveyard, 50 U. Rich. L. Rev. Online 3 (2015) (reviewing Carel Stolker, Rethinking the Law School: Education, Research, Outreach and Governance (Cambridge University Press 2015)): The last five years have been difficult ones for American legal education....

‘Pete’s Dragon’ and the Case for Remaking Bad Movies

In his two-star review of the 1996 police drama Cop Land, Roger Ebert proposed rethinking how we approach remakes – or, to be more accurate, a reader did. “Rich Gallagher of Fishkill, N.Y., writes to ask why they only remake the good movies, not bad ones,” Ebert wrote. “Good films don’t require remaking, he observes, […]

Amazon Kindle Oasis Review and Giveaway

Would you pay $290 for an eReader? Amazon bets that bookworms neck-deep in Amazon’s eBook market will buy the Kindle Oasis. But unless you’re rich, there are a lot of reasons why you might want to rethink that purchase. You might come to find a bone-dry Oasis. Show More Summary

“An Egalitarian Approach to Campaign Finance Reform”

Very thoughtful Ryan Pevnick review in the New Rambler of my Plutocrats United book: There are many interesting discussions in the book that should challenge readers to rethink standard liberal and conservative positions on campaign finance reform.  For instance, Hasen … Continue reading ?

What's In It For America? How President Trump Would Rethink America's Global Posture

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump is not getting good reviews from the GOP's foreign-policy elite. Respected scholar and strategist Eliot A. Cohen wrote in the New York Times this week that Trump is a "talented demagogue" who imperils a 70-year foreign-policy consensus in Washington. The equally respected and [...]

Rethinking Knowledge in the Internet Age

Topic: Book Reviews Internet This would be a source of pure despair if the internet were not also enabling us to see that before it existed we never agreed about anything either. Before the net, what we read and saw was so tightly controlled by cartels of well-intentioned professionals that dissenting voices were barely heard. Show More Summary

Jason Snell Reviews the 2016 MacBook

Jason Snell, writing at Six Colors: What’s less reasonable is transmuting last year’s fair criticism into outrage that Apple hasn’t given the MacBook an immediate rethink. Given the lead time it takes to redesign hardware, the cramped...Show More Summary

Prada Olfactories Nue au Soleil – Wedding Perfume

5 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Perfume Posse

Perfume PossePrada Olfactories Nue au Soleil – Wedding Perfume Prada Olfactories had sorta slipped past me. Colognoisseur did a review on them recently, and then I had to rethink trying them.  So far I’ve tried two, and I’m pretty stuck on Prada Olfactories Nue Au Soleil. It is a… Continue Reading ? Perfume PossePrada Olfactories Nue au Soleil – Wedding Perfume

Impraise raises $1.6M seed to rethink how companies handle performance reviews

Annual performance reviews are often more like an annual headache for both managers and employees. Impraise, a startup that wants to streamline the process with a mobile app, just raised $1.6 million in seed funding. Investors include Palm Drive Ventures, China Growth Capital, and HenQ. Read More

Win a Casper Mattress and Parachute Sheets Worth Over $1,200

6 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

You spend a third of your life in bed, so maybe it’s time to rethink the lumpy mattress and frayed sheets you’ve had since high school, hm? We’ve been obsessed with two sleep startups that have been getting rave reviews from consumers, celebrities, and press alike—Casper and Parachute. Show More Summary

Rethinking the measurement of economic activity

The increasingly digital 21st century economy – with many zero-priced goods and services – is a challenging place for those striving to measure economic activity. This column reviews some of the main themes of the Bean Report on UK economic statistics. Show More Summary

Super-thin case gives your iPhone a natural look [Reviews]

6 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Lust List: Woodline iPhone Case by Pad & Quill I’m generally of the function-over-form sake when I choose an iPhone case, but this delightfully thin Rosewood iPhone case has me rethinking that. It’s not just that it’s thin — it’s classy. The deep brown hues and real woodgrain transform my iPhone 6 Plus from an […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Rethinking Performance Management

Not surprisingly, performance reviews and evaluations are some of the least favorite activities among employers. Managers and subordinates both do not enjoy these tasks because it causes conflict and strife among team members. When one person earns a promotion over another at the end of the year, that can cause even more resentment among staff. Show More Summary

Book Review: “Men in Charge?: Rethinking Authority in Muslim Legal Tradition”

This post was originally written by Shehnaz Haqqani, and originally published at her blog, Freedom from the Forbidden.  A slightly shorter version of the review was published in the American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, vol. 33, Issue number 1, Winter 2016.  It is reposted here with permission from the editor. At a time when […]

“Everyday I Write the Book” — How To Buy Music Rights Without Fights

Categories: We  recently reviewed the Richard Kirstein book on Music Rights Without Fights (Rethink Press). Richard is a professional musician with experience of marketing/agency side too. His book is highly recommended for anyone involved...Show More Summary

David Bowie’s Beautiful Goodbye

A friend of a friend wrote the following on Facebook about my evaluation of David Bowie’s Blackstar: “I think the author would probably rethink the review now that the album's in context.” Indeed—how could I, or any other critic, not? The sentiment wasn’t meant to be snarky, nor was it limited... Continue reading

Rainbow Six: Siege review – a serious contender, hamstrung by microtransactions

With its taut, tense action and destructible environments, Siege is the best Rainbow Six for years – if only Ubisoft would rethink its business model Death is a contradiction in the modern competitive shooter. Call of Duty and Battlefront,...Show More Summary

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