A.O. Scott

A.O. Scott is a film critic at the New York Times.

The Movie Club
Dec. 21 1999 8:01 PM
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Oct. 29 1999 9:30 PM Martin ScorseseThe vicar of cinema.
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July 13 1999 3:00 AM David RieffWhy does the intellectual conscience of the new world order contradict himself? Because he is large. He contains multitudes.
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April 25 1999 3:30 AM Madeleine AlbrightThe diplomat who mistook her life story for statecraft.
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April 10 1999 3:30 AMMatt GroeningWhen reality grows cartoonlike, a realist cartoons.
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June 30 1999 12:18 AM
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Dec. 17 1999 9:30 PMRichard AvedonThe photographer who pushes our bellybuttons.
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Oct. 1 1999 9:00 PM Edward W. SaidThe Palestinian Tory.
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May 22 1999 3:30 AM Cody ShearerIf he didn't exist, the vast right-wing conspiracy would have invented him.
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April 18 1999 3:30 AM Maureen DowdThe sassy columnist with something to offend everyone.
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March 21 1999 3:30 AMStoppard in LoveThe playwright's infatuation with smart fun ... and with himself.
The Book Club
June 30 1999 12:18 AM

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