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How ‘Little Women’ Soft Pedals Modern Feminism
2 weeks ago

How ‘Little Women’ Soft Pedals Modern Feminism

It’s worth remembering that modern art is made to address modern issues.

Rarely is art made specifically just to reflect on a specific time in history for the sake of …
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The 13 Best Laser Scenes in Movie History
1 month ago

The 13 Best Laser Scenes in Movie History

The first laser was built in 1960 and has been an inspiration in movies ever since.

Despite a long association with science-fiction films, lasers can now be found in movies …
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How ‘Regulation’ Challenges Our Left-Right Divide
1 month ago

How ‘Regulation’ Challenges Our Left-Right Divide

I grew up in the backwoods of Colorado as a free spirit, something that can be seen when you view my new film, “Regulation.”

The main character, Kaleigh, spends her …
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‘Appalling’ Authors Punch Back Against PC Scolds
1 month ago

‘Appalling’ Authors Punch Back Against PC Scolds

The “Appalling Stories” series has always been about the villains.

When Ray Zacek, Paul Hair and I developed the idea, we had already been villains ourselves for years. It’s evil …
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Why Rude, Crude ‘Bad Santa’ Nails That Christmas Spirit
1 month ago

Why Rude, Crude ‘Bad Santa’ Nails That Christmas Spirit

Confession: I’m a devout Christian and my favorite Christmas movie is “Bad Santa.”

This profane, wickedly and wincingly funny dark comedy captures the essence of the Christmas message better than …
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Ambitious ‘Vivarium’ Creates Both Mystery, Frustration
2 months ago

Ambitious ‘Vivarium’ Creates Both Mystery, Frustration

Science fiction and mystery have a lot in common, but a hybrid between the two needs to do three things to work properly.

First, it needs to put forth a …
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‘Feast of the Seven Fishes’ – Small Town USA’s Overdue Closeup
2 months ago

‘Feast of the Seven Fishes’ – Small Town USA’s Overdue Closeup

I started dating my first girlfriend shortly after moving to Minneapolis to attend university.

Extremely nervous about meeting her parents for the first time, and still getting used to a …
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‘South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut’ Must Be Seen Again Today
2 months ago

‘South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut’ Must Be Seen Again Today

One of my least favorite movie review cliches is to say something is “more relevant now.”

Was it not relevant at all when it was first released? Usually it indicates …
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‘Honeyland’ Perfectly Captures Struggle Between Past, Present
3 months ago

‘Honeyland’ Perfectly Captures Struggle Between Past, Present

Can I persuade you to watch a movie about beekeeping in Macedonia?

I know, it sounds more like an SCTV parody of PBS programming than an actual movie, but “Honeyland” …
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Why This Ex-Tour Guide Shared Her ‘Capitol Dream’
3 months ago

Why This Ex-Tour Guide Shared Her ‘Capitol Dream’

Five years ago, I served as a congressional intern in Washington, DC and on Capitol Hill for a Member of the United States Congress.

No reason other than my interest …
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