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‘We Have A Pope’

“Off, off, you lendings!” cries King Lear as he strips himself of the royal robes and reduces himself to the state of an “unaccommodated man,”  living with the rest of unprivileged humanity. He’s deranged when he does this, but in many myths and fairy tales, kings, counts, and...

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Richard Alleva has been reviewing movies for Commonweal since 1990.