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‘Defiance’ Can’t Help But Feel Derivative

The Holocaust remains, for all intents and purposes, the ultimate expression of evil in our lifetime. Outside the obvious elements of genocide and the organized

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‘Defiance’ survivors remember Bielskis’ strength, courage

Not all Holocaust stories end in death. For more than 1,200 Jews hunted in the forests of Belarus, life - extraordinarily difficult and dangerous - was

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‘Defiance’ co-stars had to endure cold, primitive conditions to play WWII rebels

Think Holocaust movie. What do you see? Lines of weary men, women and children being herded to their deaths? That’s the conventional view. But

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‘Defiance’ director Edward Zwick wants to be the Ken Burns of the multiplex

Things didn’t have to work out this way for Edward Zwick. The “thirtysomething” and “My So Called Life” co-creator broke into the movies with “

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31 Dec 2008 // 1:00 AM

Defiance

Defiance's tendency to melodrama drags the rest of this ostensibly historical saga into a decidedly middling territory.

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9 Dec 2008 // 7:26 AM

Holo-Cost

All across the web this past week, it’s been the subject of much metaphysical ink. As awards season slowly winds down, Hollywood is dragging

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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28 Sep 2007 // 1:25 AM

Feast of Love

Because Morgan Freeman is so good at such voiceovers, in which he patiently explains the good intentions of "humans" (usually white humans) who make terrible mistakes and hurt one another, the role is the one he seems destined to play -- for the rest of his life.

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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)

The return of Riddick (Vin Diesel) begins with lots of noise.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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