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‘Enemies’ Inspiration Says Film’s Timing Is Perfect
7 months ago

‘Enemies’ Inspiration Says Film’s Timing Is Perfect

Bill Riddick faced a near-impossible task in 1971.

His mission? Manufacture some racial harmony between a Southern black community and townfolk steeped in bigotry.

It’s a story too unbelievable …
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HiT Play Review: DCPA’s ‘One Night in Miami…’
5 years ago

HiT Play Review: DCPA’s ‘One Night in Miami…’

Lean too heavily on fiction, and you’re bound to upset purists while opening oneself up to charges of wishful thinking. Tell a mostly true tale, and audiences may walk away …
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Kevin Costner: American Success Stories Far from Fictitious
5 years ago

Kevin Costner: American Success Stories Far from Fictitious

In a five-year stretch from 1987 to 1992, it paid off with a string of hits that remain as popular today as they were then: “The Untouchables,” “Bull Durham,” “Field …
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Kevin Costner: From A-Lister to Racial Healer
5 years ago

Kevin Costner: From A-Lister to Racial Healer

Costner once ruled the box office with hits like “The Untouchables,” “Bull Durham” and “Field of Dreams.” Today, at 60, he bounces from character roles (“Man of Steel”) to leading …
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‘Imitation Game’ Wins Top Prize from Liberty in Film Awards
5 years ago

‘Imitation Game’ Wins Top Prize from Liberty in Film Awards

The dramatic tale of how Alan Turing helped the Allies smite Germany’s war machine earned a prestigious honor this week all the same.

The Moving Picture Institute (MPI) gave “Game” its …
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‘Black or White’ Director: ‘Judge People by Who They Are’
5 years ago

‘Black or White’ Director: ‘Judge People by Who They Are’

And with nationwide protests over police treatment of African-Americans in the wake of incidents in Ferguson, Miss. and Staten Island, N.Y. it might seem there’s no safe way for people …
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Bill Burr: Why Aren’t Apologies Enough in Our PC Age?
5 years ago

Bill Burr: Why Aren’t Apologies Enough in Our PC Age?

He is known for being edgy, unpredictable and funny about all the things that get under his skin – which means, basically everything.

But this weekend, Burr is showing a …
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Kevin Costner: ‘I’m Not Politically Correct’
5 years ago

Kevin Costner: ‘I’m Not Politically Correct’

For “Black or White,” opening wide Jan. 30, Costner says he’s speaking from the heart.

The actor conducted a no holds barred interview with podcaster Adam Carolla this week, revealing …
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