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Santa and others on the stage
09 December 2015

It’s almost Christmas. If you haven’t figured that out by from the ads for Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, you can see it in all the holiday-...

People working at a table
18 November 2015
For career journalists like myself, watching Spotlight is a bittersweet  experience. It’s sweet because it shows journalism at its best. The film tells the...
Black Panthers in berets in black and white photo
04 November 2015

Is there such a thing as too much sex?

In the very first scene of Love, director/screenwriter Gaspar Noe lets us know he’s...

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...

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