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Fireworks and a guy in cowboy hat
28 October 2015

Are you kicking yourself for missing this year’s Telluride Film Festival? Not to mention Sundance, Tribeca and Cannes?

  Have no...

Photo of Malala
07 October 2015

When Malala Yousafzai took a bullet after standing up for the cause of girls’ education, she became a feminist hero. It seems a little odd, then, that a new...

Man and woman sitting at a table looking at small replica of man on a wire between two towers
29 September 2015

On Aug. 7, 1974, a Frenchman named Philippe Petit put on a show that was at once beautiful, dangerous and completely illegal.
  With the...

Nazi flag
10 September 2015

Welcome to Leith is like an updated version of The War of the Worlds. The main difference is that the invaders are modern-day Nazis rather...

Man and young woman in front seat of car
05 September 2015

Minnie desperately wants to be loved. But like 15-year-old girls the world over, she feels unlovable.

   This leads her into the desperate acts that...

Girl with head on young man's shoulder
20 August 2015

Teen flick tackles Israel’s cultural divide

If politicians were replaced by filmmakers, the hostility between Arabs and Israelis would soon evaporate...