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John Hurt Excelled at Playing Outsiders of Every Stripe. And Those in Power Too

John Hurt possessed one of the greatest voices in cinema.

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"This immigrant ban is a blemish and is un-American," said Veep’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the evening’s first award recipient, getting the ball rolling.

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‘O.J. - Made in America’: Race, TV, and New Normals

As we work to understand the current climate of post-truths and "alternative facts", we might all do well to think again about particular historical moments.

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21 Oct 2016 // 10:02 AM

A Salute to Director Andrzej Wajda at the Rome Film Festival

Afterimage, while not one of the high points of Wajda’s celebrated career, nonetheless provides a fitting capstone.

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27 Sep 2016 // 10:22 AM

Why 2016 Is the Year of the Horror Flick

With Halloween just around the corner, I think 2016’s best-performing bloodcurdlers are still to come.

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From beginning to end the summer was full of fresh, engaging movies, both in the stories filmmakers told and the storytelling with which they told them.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

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"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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