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Tuesday, January 12 2010

Portrait of the Artist…and Their Family

I’d rather hear superstars admit to egos gone wild than insist they uphold “family first” values if family first is not a reality for them.


Sunday, November 29 2009

Victim’s Gay Hero and Modern Marvels of Social Change

No, gays won’t have to march- there are plenty more ways for heroes to come out to battle. What if lynching had gone viral? Remember that Dr. King had no iPhone, hence the distance between Montgomery and Atlanta was enormous, but dwarfed by now the Internet (not to mention I-85).


Wednesday, October 28 2009

Champions Forever: Ali—The Lost Interviews

The selling point of this release is its extras, and specifically its half hour of previously ‘lost’ interviews with Ali.


Thursday, October 8 2009

After the Storm

In After the Storm, the young performers embody the complications of survival, the mixed sensations of pride, worry, and hope that shape their new world after Katrina.


Thursday, July 16 2009

In Their Boots: Silent Partners

Silent Partners, like other other documentaries of In Their Boots, offers its subjects a chance to share their experiences with the current U.S. military.


Thursday, June 18 2009

Francis Ford Coppola gets personal with his new film


Tuesday, June 16 2009

Kinship & Collective Fate in Heroes

Each one, teach one goes the ole African adage. This gets reflected in many unconventional ways in Heroes.


Tuesday, March 31 2009

Gay bars change acts to appeal to straight customers


Monday, March 16 2009

Death on a Factory Farm

In exposing animal cruelty, Death on a Factory Farm inspires your outrage, a first step toward changing weak laws.


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