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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...

Policeman standing infront of a lineup of criminals
06 August 2015

Have you seen the dash-cam video of Sandra Bland’s arrest? Beyond the unknown role that racism may have played in the incident, it displays the...

Photo of Amy Winehouse
08 July 2015

If you ever doubt the importance of good fathering, see Amy.

The documentary is about the sad life of Amy Winehouse (1983-2011), a British...

An early photo of Saturday Night Live cast members
03 July 2015

Did Saturday Night Live help to put George W. Bush in the White House? That’s one of the more interesting questions raised by a new documentary...

The emotions (from left) Anger (Lewis Black), Fear (Bill Hader), Joy (Amy Poehler), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith) represent the personality of the 11-year-old heroine in Inside Out (Disney/Pixar photo)
18 June 2015

The movies have taken us to some fascinating places over the years, including the past, the future and a galaxy far, far away. With Inside Out,...