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Sunday, January 8 2012

The Best DVDs of 2011

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


Thursday, April 7 2011

Revolution in the Mirror: Life Imitates Art in the Middle East and North Africa

Mass uprisings were sweeping the Middle East and North Africa just as Sergei Eisenstein’s 86-year-old agit-prop masterwork, Battleship Potemkin, commenced a multi-city US tour.


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Thursday, August 18 2011

Really Rocking the Casbah: 'The Battle of Algiers'

You might know that director Gillo Pontecorvo drew inspiration for this film from Franz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth. But did you know that Paul Newman was considered for the lead role?


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