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<b>Movies 'of our time'</b>: Rewatching the enjoyable but flawed <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV00000693" title="Up in the Air (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/up-in-the-air-%28movie%29-ENMV00000693.topic">"Up in the Air"</a> recently, we were reminded of the heaps of praise the film enjoyed in its Oscar ramp-up as defining the era. Now it seems all but forgotten. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV00000819" title="The Social Network (movie) " href="/topic/entertainment/movies/the-social-network-%28movie%29--ENMV00000819.topic">"The Social Network"</a> has arrived with similar claims, and we say "enough." Can’t a movie be about modern times without being asked to define them? And aren’t such tags better left for people to decide 10 years later?

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Movies 'of our time': Rewatching the enjoyable but flawed "Up in the Air" recently, we were reminded of the heaps of praise the film enjoyed in its Oscar ramp-up as defining the era. Now it seems all but forgotten. "The Social Network" has arrived with similar claims, and we say "enough." Can’t a movie be about modern times without being asked to define them? And aren’t such tags better left for people to decide 10 years later?

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