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Mondays This Fall: Your 2013 TV Preview

Everything you need to know about all the upcoming new TV series.

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Why, Spike, Why?

For all of Spike Lee's status as the eternal Young Turk, he's also a moviemaker who came of age just a few years after the brat pack of Spielberg, Scorsese, de Palma, et al.

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Miracle at St. Anna

Spike Lee's answer to the many WWII movies that have left out the experiences of black soldiers, Miracle at St. Anna is ambitious and ardent.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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Sleeper Cell

As Darwyn and Farik cat-and-mouse their way to an inevitable showdown, their stakes turn sensationally and reductively personal.

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Sleeper Cell

Both terrorist and FBI agent mean to win, even when the costs are too great to bear.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Barbershop: DVD Collector's Set (2002/2004)

The Barbershop movies focus their energies on familial feelings and communal inclinations, and Cedric's wily jokes.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

Eddie (Cedric the Entertainer) comes to understand a new place for himself, and, no small thing, frames an acutely political history by his own story.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

These first five minutes grant Eddie and the barbershop some specific background, of resistance and community.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Barbershop (2002)

Barbershop's multiple charms are all sweet.

Cynthia Fuchs

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