• The Romance of Astrea and Celadon

I’ve just returned from vacation, so I’m reading this week’s issue cold, just like you. I can tell you one thing: the sausage is a lot tastier when you don’t have to watch it being made. Pinch hitter Cliff Doerksen contributes a long review of the Denzel Washington actioner The Book of Eli as well as a Critic’s Choice for the new Clair Denis feature, 35 Shots of Rum.