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Film Composer Carter Burwell Provides the Missing Link to Chris Butler's 'Missing Link'

Among today's most prolific film composers and a two-time Academy Award nominee, Carter Burwell ventures into animated fare with the Chris Butler's Missing Link.

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Privilege vs Detriment: 'Copyright Criminals' Has a Good Defense

Why would the generation that covered Bob Dylan over and over get so bent out of shape of having seconds of audio copied and pasted in a new way in a rap song?

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Murder Mystery 'The Woman in the Window' Teaches a Masterclass in the Unreliable Narrator

A.J. Finn's The Woman In the Window is clearly a love letter to the genre and an homage to the classics.

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How Laurie Simmons Learned to Stop Worrying and Love a Movie Camera

The look and feel of My Art is sunny and green, with warm visuals that have a clear artist's eye for photography.

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Jennifer Caloyeras Gets Unruly In Her New Short Story Collection

Intimacy with animals, babysitting plastic dolls, and running into your dad at a furry cuddle party are just a few of the details in this off-the-chain collection of stories, Unruly Creatures.

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Is Life in a 'Post-Truth' World Sustainable?

How do we overcome the human tendency to resist verifiable reality? Lee McIntyre takes this on in this installment of MIT's Essential Knowledge series.

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True/False Film Fest: 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?'

Director Morgan Neville cuts straight to the heart of matters with this moving biography of Fred Rogers.

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True/False Film Fest: 'Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami'

Director Sophie Fiennes mixes concert film with arresting cinéma vérité family portrait.

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True/False Film Fest: 'Shirkers'

Erstwhile teenage screenwriter Sandi Tan reclaims her art from male narcissism.

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True/False Film Fest: 'Our New President'

The next film from Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer director Maxim Pozdorovkin treats us to Russian propaganda about the United States.

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Black Panther Brings Much Needed "Black Joy" to the World

This movie doesn't exist in a vacuum, and there's something positive for the world to be found in embracing "black joy".

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For Kicks: An Interview with Metric

They went from beloved electro-indie lovers to a chart-topping act running their own label. Pagans in Vegas is their latest disc, but the stories behind it indicate where they are and the fascinating places they're going.

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Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba Has Nothing to Be Sad About

Taylor Swift made her best friend's dream come true by bringing Chris Carrabba to her surprise party, but in touring this summer, Dashboard's main driver has even bigger things in store.

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Twenty Years Into Her Career, Margaret Cho Is Just Getting Started

From her standup tours to the Golden Globes to her new comedy Tooken, Margaret Cho is an unstoppable force, and one that tells us she might be going behind the camera soon.

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Why "Wr" Still in Love With Joanna Gruesome

Joanna Gruesome had an early hit with "Do You Really Wanna Know Why Yr Still In Love With Me?" After we spent time with them, the reasons why we're still in love are obvious.

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Too Many Things on Josh Rouse's Mind

"Exercise, don't drink too much, and call your parents. I don't practice these as often as I should but they are good ideas!"

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Like Gangbusters!: An Interview with S

Jenn Ghetto is well known for co-founding Carissa’s Wierd. Now as 'S', Ghetto has crafted an indie heartbreak record inspired by Katy Perry.

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