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SXSW 2017: Ferguson Documentary’s New Footage Sparks Debate

Even before the start of the screening and world premiere of Stranger Fruit, the documentary about the shooting of Michael Brown, the room was charged with emotion.

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Denzel Washington Embraces His Role As the flawed Troy Maxson in ‘Fences’ With Fiercenes

Washington is an actor of intricate parts, including his latest, Troy Maxson, the flawed and bitter Pittsburgh sanitation worker in August Wilson’s Fences.

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8 Great Football Movies to Get You Psyched for Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI kicks off Sunday night. Here are eight great football films to get you properly psyched for game time.

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’, in Wide Release Today, Is Endlessly Relevant and Particularly Urgent

As this documentary presents James Baldwin's resistance, we might now take heart in it and also borrow from it.

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Sundance Wrapup: No Repeat of ‘Birth of a Nation’ Runaway of 2016

Many of the films on offer at this year's Sundance Film Festival could scarcely help engaging directly with the US election and its consequences to a surprising and mostly heartening degree.

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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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SAG Awards: A Night When Politics Trumped the Prizes Themselves

"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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Holiday Movie Preview: What to See Over Thanksgiving Weekend and Beyond

Here’s a roundup of most of what’s to come as we wind down 2016.

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Ewan McGregor Talks About Taking on ‘American Pastoral’ As a First-Time Director

On paper, Ewan McGregor seems a rather unlikely candidate to take on Philip Roth’s story.

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The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

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"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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