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Ellen Page Embraces Open Life: “I Could Not Be Happier”

Coming out has clearly liberated Ellen Page, but she was cautious when talking about LGBT issues, choosing her words carefully so as not to offend.

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‘Best of Enemies’ Shows Brilliant People Behaving Badly

The film makes the case that these television debates up, entertaining and increasingly noisy, were “a harbinger of an unhappy future". That is, the future where we now live.

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2 Oct 2015 // 11:30 AM

For ‘Star Wars’ Fans in Middle-age, Force Is Still Strong

The elaborate devotion of Star Wars fans is as well-known as the going-on-40-year-old franchise itself.

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‘He Named Me Malala’ Is Moving Portrait of Nobel-winning Teen

A big screen heroine of astounding power is swooping into theaters, caped in a hijab, a backpack full of books slung over her shoulder, a crooked smile the reminder of her fearlessness.

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1 Oct 2015 // 10:29 AM

Why ‘Toy Story’ Was So Innovative 20 Years Ago

In the case of Toy Story, said John Lasseter, “ we knew what computer animation could do. What its strengths were. And we knew what it couldn’t do.”

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1 Oct 2015 // 9:10 AM

20 Things to Love About the ‘Star Wars’ Universe

What do we mean when we talk about Star Wars now? Do we still mean the movies? Or do we mean the culture that sprouted up around it almost 40 years ago and refuses to go away?

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Director Robert Zemeckis Walks ‘The Walk’ As a Quixotic Filmmaker

Like a number of his other movies, The Walk ends with surprising melancholy, one that belies Zemeckis’ reputation as a pop artist.

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‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ Is Insightful, Timely

The social crisis that helped to create the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in the 1960s is still very much with us.

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25 Sep 2015 // 9:11 AM

Emily Blunt Questioned FBI Agents to Prepare for ‘Sicario’

It’s a role that relies heavily on Blunt’s relatability, a quality, along with her sense of humor, that unites the mostly disparate performances on her resume.

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Emily Blunt Hopes ‘Sicario’ Brings About ‘Great Discussion’

“One of the strongest themes in this film is these cycles of violence,” Blunt said. “And is that necessarily the solution — to meet violence with further violence?"

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'Assassin's Creed': The Comic Book

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"How does one establish an entry point into a complex mythos developed through the plots of more than a half dozen very popular video games in only about 20 pages? Not very well.

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