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Tangled

Tangled To watch “Tangled,” in three dimensions or two, is like entering a familiar old neighborhood that has been tastefully and thoroughly renovated. Not gentrified, exactly, and certainly not razed, but modernized. The architecture — in particular that castle, its tower garlanded with clouds — is more or less as you remember it, and among …

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Sex Education

Sex Education The new season of Sex Education (Netflix) opens with a bravura sequence that swiftly takes its place in the pantheon of peen-based comedy greats. Suffice to say that since we left Otis at the end of the glorious inaugural run having successfully masturbated for the first time, he has taken gleefully to his …

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On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

How to fall in love Ocean Vuong’s devastatingly beautiful first novel, as evocative as its title, is a painful but extraordinary coming-of-age story about surviving the aftermath of trauma. It takes the form of a young Vietnamese American writer’s letter to his illiterate mother — her education having ended at seven, when her school in …

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