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Features

Tuesday, January 5 2010

The Best Female Film Performances of 2009

Some in the media would have you think it was a sparse year for women on the silver screen. One peak at this amazing list of 20 girl power performances will have you giving said sentiments a specious second look.


Monday, July 13 2009

"The World Will Know": Shohreh for Soraya

Iranian expatriate and acclaimed actress Shohreh Aghdashloo talks to PopMatters about The Stoning of Soraya M., the role of women in Iran and ongoing importance of her political activism, especially in the wake of recent events.


Reviews

Sunday, March 14 2010

The Stoning of Soraya M.

If The Passion of the Christ re-ignited your passion for religion, The Stoning of Soraya M. will elicit your compassion for the victims of those who twist religion for less noble purposes.


Thursday, June 25 2009

The Stoning of Soraya M.

The gallant, educated, and sensitive outsider, will do right by Soraya, unlike the loathsome, fearful, and petty neighbors who killed her.


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