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Power movie review & film summary (2024)

The documentary continues to show the evolution of policing, how wartime influenced police tactics, how after slavery ended Black Codes gave white citizens the power to arrest their Black neighbors, all of these small tangents that led to where we are today. Through straight to camera interviews, professors explore the various philosophical and sociological reasons

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Lazareth movie review & film summary (2024)

Lazareth is lit by candles and filled with mementos of the time before the virus. It is almost cozy, or it would be if not for reminders of the chaos of the world outside. Every time Lee returns from a trip to find supplies, in full hazmat protective clothing, she must strip off her gloves

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Saving Film History One Frame at a Time: A Preview of Restored & Rediscovered Series at the Jacob Burns Film Center | Festivals & Awards

“Bushman” was one revelation out of many. I felt excited over and over again as I found new gems to program for the Jacob Burns Film Center’s first festival celebrating film preservation and restoration, Restored & Rediscovered. Screening from May 13-23, the festival will highlight the important work of saving and restoring films so that

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Doctor Who Travels to Disney+ For a Lavish, Fun New Regeneration | TV/Streaming

It’s funny to see a show barreling so ardently towards the new when its fundamentals, right down to its writing, hearken back to the last time the show was revived. The first two episodes of New-Who (well, New New Who) feel, more than anything, like a throwback to Davies’ flashy, camp era of the series in

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Catching Fire: The Story of Anita Pallenberg movie review (2024)

Like any number of recent bio-docs, the filmmakers use archival footage, film clips, photographs, and interviews with those who knew her, including director Volker Schlöndorff, her children Marlon and Angela, and even Keith Richards himself, to craft a surface-level reassessment of Pallenberg’s life. An audio clip from similarly sidelined icon Marianne Faithful states, “Neither of

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Retrospective: Oscar Micheaux and the Birth of Black Independent Cinema | Features

As a silent film director, Micheaux was at his strongest: His literary style (he wrote seven novels in total) imbued his intertitles with moral messages that at once developed his film’s characters while furthering his deep thematic desires. The revealing editing of “Within Our Gates,” “The Symbol of the Unconquered,” and “Body and Soul” further

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It’s Time To Give a FECK: Book Tour Dates Announced

Chaz Ebert is touring with her new book, It’s Time to Give a FECK. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity. Get more information here.  Source link

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Joanna Arnow Made Her BDSM Comedy for You | Interviews

Over the next half-hour, we discussed how male journalists respond to female nudity, finding the movie’s pitch-perfect comedic tone, and the best (and weirdest) reactions she’s gotten from viewers so far.  Some of your most glowing reviews refer to the movie as expressing millennial angst or discontent. I’m curious how you feel about “The Feeling

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Omen movie review & film summary (2024)

The film’s title rings as a warning through every action taken, every crossed path, every “accident” encountered. When Koffi lands in Congo, he is unable to reach his sister, who is supposed to pick him up from the airport. Left to their own devices, when they obtain a car, they travel to the mines to

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The Movies That Underwent Major Changes After Their Festival Premiere | Features

“I’m a massive fan of [Benjamin’s] and he was actually on top of my list for years,” “Boy Kills World” director Moritz Mohr explained recently. “When we got him it was just a dream come true. In the process of editing the movie, we did two things: We had H. Jon Benjamin and we had

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