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'Sex, Lies, and Videotape' Originated the Soderbergh Enigma

A delicate balance of the heady and the simple, Sex, Lies, and Videotape is both quintessential Steven Soderbergh and unlike anything he's directed since.

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Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War

While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?

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Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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Boston Legal: Season Four

The wacky cases, the liberal bloviating, the plot contrivances would all make this unbearable…but for one of the finest male-to-male friendships ever presented on television.

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Pretty in Pink

At its heart, Pretty in Pink takes a fairly simplistic view towards relationships between rich and poor.

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Boston Legal - Season 2

Boston Legal, fashioned out of the decaying corpse of The Practice, alternates its vaudevillian cases with ones involving pungent social issues.

Mark Labowskie
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Boston Legal

The first episode of David E. Kelley's Boston Legal bubbled like vintage pink champagne.

Lesley Smith
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Storyville (1992)

Bourbon Street may not necessarily be known for its martial arts instruction, but Storyville is willing to get a little strange when it needs to.

James Oliphant
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The Pentagon Papers

Repeatedly underlines, at times subtly and others more plainly, the responsibility of living in a democracy.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Secretary (2002)

Secretary is about anxiety, depression, the inability to communicate.

Cynthia Fuchs

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