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J Hoberman hasn't even broken his stride since the Village Voice let him go back in January. Not only does he carry on reviewing films week in and week out, only now at Artinfo, he's also turned in several amazing long-form pieces — on, for example, Geoff Dyer's Zona (and by extension, Tarkovsky's Stalker) in the New York Times (where Manohla Dargis and Ao Scott have asked him about the current state of film culture), on Terence Davies for the New York Review of Books and, in yesterday's Los Angeles Times, on Oliver Stone's Wall Street, which turns 25 this year: "Gordon Gekko, portrayed with vulpine, Oscar-winning gusto by Michael Douglas, has added a remarkably durable archetype to American mythology — the personification of capital." Watch Hoberman then segue into Mitt Romney via Karl Marx.

The other Marx is name-checked in another new piece, this one for Tablet, on the Jewishness of the original Three Stooges, »

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