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Edelstein on Greenberg: ‘Nothing to Do Except Wait for the Protagonist to Appall You One More Time’

Vincere.

This week in New York, David Edelstein reviews the Mussolini drama Vincere and the Ben Stiller–Noah Baumbach collaboration Greenberg, calling the former a “near-masterpiece” and not saying as nice things about the other one. Elsewhere, TV critic Emily Nussbaum tips her hat to Damages for righting itself in its third season, and to Battlestar Galactica spinoff Caprica for, among other things, “rais[ing] dazzling notions about … pop culture as social control.” [NYM, NYM]