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Features

Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Reviews

Thursday, June 4 2009

Defiance

Defiance not only pays tribute to the Bielski partisans, but also casts an empathetic glance at the plight of refugees everywhere.


Tuesday, December 30 2008

Defiance

Defiance's tendency to melodrama drags the rest of this ostensibly historical saga into a decidedly middling territory.


Blogs

Thursday, January 29 2009

'Defiance' Can't Help But Feel Derivative

The Holocaust remains, for all intents and purposes, the ultimate expression of evil in our lifetime. Outside the obvious elements of genocide and the organized


Tuesday, December 9 2008

Holo-Cost

All across the web this past week, it's been the subject of much metaphysical ink. As awards season slowly winds down, Hollywood is dragging out


News

Wednesday, January 21 2009

‘Defiance' survivors remember Bielskis' strength, courage

Not all Holocaust stories end in death. For more than 1,200 Jews hunted in the forests of Belarus, life - extraordinarily difficult and dangerous - was


Friday, January 16 2009

‘Defiance' co-stars had to endure cold, primitive conditions to play WWII rebels

Think Holocaust movie. What do you see? Lines of weary men, women and children being herded to their deaths? That's the conventional view. But in


Sunday, January 11 2009

‘Defiance' director Edward Zwick wants to be the Ken Burns of the multiplex

Things didn't have to work out this way for Edward Zwick. The "thirtysomething" and "My So Called Life" co-creator broke into the movies with "About


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