Ryan Coogler
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The Best Films of 2013
5 Jan 2014 // 9:13 PM

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.

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'Fruitvale Station' Is a Powerful Film That Demands to Be Viewed and Discussed
16 Jan 2014 // 2:10 AM

To what extent is Grant responsible for his life, and to what extent is he a product of a larger culture and society that thrives and survives on the institutional racism against African-Americans?

'Fruitvale Station' Captures a Dissolving Life In a Cell Phone Image
12 Jul 2013 // 3:15 AM

The opening footage is shaky, blurry, and when at last you hear a gunshot, you know this is the sound of 22-year-old Oscar Gran's life ending.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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