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‘Mavis!’ Puts Mavis Staples, and Her Influence on Music, Centre Stage

Even if Mavis! covers a lot of ground quickly, it offers an entertaining tribute to one hell of a performer.

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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 6 - “The Diabolical Plot”

Mercy Street wraps up its first season in a somewhat underwhelming fashion.

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‘Human’: A Conversation With Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus-Bertrand comes down to earth at the Venice Film Festival and talks about his new film, Human.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 8

The long-building civil war between Mary and Edith comes to a head in the series' penultimate episode.

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‘Containment’ Fiercely and Poetically Lays Out the Forever Effects of Nuclear Waste

How do we warn people of the future about our deadly legacy?

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 2 - “Escape to Europe and Cycle of Terror”

Vice tackles the Syrian refugee crisis, and the world's response.

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Stoned, Goofy… ‘Rolling Papers’ Shows It’s All in a Day’s Work Covering the Marijuana Industry

Rolling Papers is a compelling documentary about how the Denver Post covered the legalization of marijuana in Colorado.

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‘The Other Side’ Shows a World Turned Inside Out

This film offers art that is alarming, life that is ruined, rage that is ongoing.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 7

Mr. Henry Talbot's attempt at wooing the ever-reluctant Mary ends more gravely than he ever could've imagined.

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 1 - “Boko Haram and Unnatural Selection”

Vice returns with equal parts terror and optimism in its fourth season premiere.

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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 5 - “The Dead Room”

The fallout from last week's action-packed episode will shape the future of some of Mercy Street's most prominent characters.

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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 4 - “The Belle Alliance”

Mercy Street hits its stride with the various and earned twists and turns of its fourth episode.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 6

While this week's plots run in a predictable fashion, there's still fun to be had in the Abbey.

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‘Jim: The James Foley Story’: Remembering and Not Knowing

Jim: The James Foley Story makes you aware of the need for more storytelling and more visibility, more open doors and more lessons shared.

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‘Take Me to the River’, Please

This promising documentary about the past and future of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta music scene is overcrowded with too many captains who steer the boat aground.

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‘Madoff’: That Smirk Seen Round the World

With a smirk, Dreyfuss as Madoff invites you to feel as though he's granting exclusive access to the mechanics of the biggest Ponzi scheme in US history.

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‘No Más Bebés’: Sterilized Without Consent

As the struggle for reproductive rights continues, we might look back on history in order to understand the consequences of denying women sovereignty over their own bodies.

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Sundance 2016: ‘Wild’ + ‘Author: The JT LeRoy Story’

Two films at the Sundance Film Festival -- Wild and Author: The JT LeRoy Story -- challenge familiar categories.

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It’s the Kicker’s Fault, as Always, in ‘Four Falls of Buffalo’

Four Falls of Buffalo shows how misfortune brings some communities "closer together" even as it also breaks others open.

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Bob Dylan Deserves Another Look Back

D.A. Pennebaker's Dylan documentary, Dont Look Back, still feels amazingly fresh and experimental.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

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"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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