Articles tagged barbara kopple

‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ Captures the Remaining Days of This Wonderful Artist

Barbara Kopple’s documentary accomplishes a great deal in shining a light on such a dynamic figure at such a difficult time.

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Working in the Coal Mine and Singing About It, Too

The majority of us aren't coal miners, we don't know coal miners, and we wouldn't last a week in a coal mine. Are coal mining songs, then, still relevant?

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20 Feb 2007 // 8:59 PM

Dixie-chicked

Introducing the Chicks' Grammys performance, Joan Baez called them "three brave women who are still 'not ready to make nice.'" It may be the long way, but it's the right way too.

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19 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Shut Up & Sing

Still, and to their credit, the Chicks will not shut up.

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24 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

The point made repeatedly, in the documentary concerns "solidarity," in the United Mine Workers and socialist senses, as well as the union of community interest and art in the filmmaking project.

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'Knee Deep' Has a Great Setting That Ruins the Game

// Moving Pixels

"Knee Deep's elaborate stage isn't meant to convey a sense of spatial reality, it's really just a mechanism for cool scene transitions. And boy are they cool.

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