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ReThink Review: Hell Or High Water -- A Texas Crime Thriller is 2016's Big Score

While a movie needs a strong story and distinct characters to be good, it's often the addition of a sense of time and place that makes a movie great. Think of New York in Woody Allen's Manhattan, Santa Barbara wine country in Sideways, the Los Angeles of Pulp Fiction, or the Minnesota accents and tundra of Fargo. Show More Summary

‘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, […]

ReThink Review: Captain Fantastic - the Pros and Cons of Idealistic Parenting

If you want to have kids, you've probably fantasized about how you would raise them and what values you would instill (or install?) in them. How much daily screen time would they get? Would you only want them to eat organic foods? Which...Show More Summary

ReThink Review - The Purge: Election Year - Murder For 'Murica

No one is more surprised than I am that I've become such a big fan of The Purge films, which take place in a not-too-distant future where the government sanctions a yearly 12-hour lawless period so Americans can "cleanse" themselves of their murderous rage. Show More Summary

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 ?

ReThink Review - X-Men: Apocalypse - Marvel/FOX Closes the Gap With Marvel/Disney

For almost a decade now, Marvel Studios has been the gold standard in the wave of superhero movies that has dominated the international box office and reshaped the way studios develop and produce their tentpole franchises. While other...Show More Summary

ReThink Review: Weiner -- A Sex Scandal By Any Other Name

Most kids couldn't survive the embarrassment of growing up with a last name like Weiner and hope to emerge with their souls and spirits intact. At the same time, a lot of politicians couldn't expect to salvage their political careers...Show More Summary

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

ReThink Review: A Bigger Splash - When An Icon Plays An Icon

With the unexpected deaths of David Bowie, Alan Rickman, and Prince before 2016 is even half over, it's hard not to feel like artists whose talents, personas, and even appearances could best be described as "otherworldly" are disappearing from the world. Show More Summary

Prada Olfactories Nue au Soleil – Wedding Perfume

4 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

5 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]

5 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

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