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20 Jul 2015 // 10:40 AM

Ian McKellen Delivers in ‘Mr. Holmes’

Fueled by Ian McKellen’s magnificent performance in the title role, this latest rendering of Arthur Conan Doyle’s immortal detective is set in the 1947 Sussex village to which Holmes long ago retired.

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16 Jul 2015 // 1:05 PM

David Spade Digs Up More ‘Dirt’

David Spade sports that haircut again as the online distributor Crackle presents Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser.

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Leon Russell Joins Release of Les Blank’s ‘A Poem Is a Naked Person’ Documentary

Only now, two years after Les Blank's death, that the film is finally enjoying its first theatrical run.

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8 Jul 2015 // 4:28 PM

Hollywood, Well Much of It, Will Be Out in Force at Comic-Con

For the next four days, geek will be chic -- at least in the vicinity of downtown San Diego.

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8 Jul 2015 // 10:11 AM

Outfest Explores a World of Transgender Experiences on Film

Of the 166 films from 33 countries premiering at Outfest from Thursday to July 19, about 15 percent center on the transgender experience or include transgender actors, looking beyond celebrities like Jenner and Orange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox.

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30 Jun 2015 // 9:15 AM

Years Before Court Ruling, Pop Culture Shaped Same-Sex Marriage Debate

The Supreme Court on Friday legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. But years before that 5-4 decision, film and TV helped spur Americans’ acceptance of gays and lesbians.

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‘Eden’ Spins a Poetic Tale of France’s Early Electronic Music Scene

Eden is a rare film scaled both big and small, paying close attention to tiny details of emotional development and the larger forces working to shape them.

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‘Out in the Night’: Visibility As Survival Strategy

Out in the Night also argues for visibility, for being out, for claiming an identity and especially, the right to have that identity.

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22 Jun 2015 // 11:54 AM

‘Inside Out’, ‘The Matrix’ and More: Ranking Cinema’s Notable Head Trips

We’ve collected seven notable mental movies and rated them on a scale of 1-10, from the ones that handle the challenges sharply to those that are, well, just noodling.

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19 Jun 2015 // 9:47 AM

Inside One Electronic Music Fan’s ‘Eden’

A pop saga told from the inside that conveys considerable information about subjects such as the differences between techno, house and garage music, Hansen-Love’s gifts bring Eden to another level.

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

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"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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