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11 Aug 2015 // 8:38 AM

Top 5 Left-Wing Action Films

Which are the best heart-pounding action films that lean towards the left of our political spectrum?

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17 Sep 2012 // 11:14 PM

Aliens and the Women Who Love Them

If there’s one thing the alien film does well, it’s the introduction of an outsider to provide an inside glimpse at the human condition. What often gets knocked off the wayside is a myriad of underlying issues, including the continued questionable portrayal of women and, more broadly, their social status and treatment.

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17 Aug 2009 // 3:19 AM

Neill Blomkamp knows what it’s like to feel like a brother from another planet. When he was a teenager, his family moved from Johannesburg,

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Science-fiction movies are thinking less and feeling more. A genre once heavy with futuristic hardware and mind-blowing themes has discovered its gentler, more sensitive side.

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DALLAS — Neill Blomkamp’s directorial career seemed to be over before it began. Three years ago, the South African-born/Canadian-based director known mostly for commercials

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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