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Why McQueen’s ‘Widows’ Targets the Windy City
1 year ago

Why McQueen’s ‘Widows’ Targets the Windy City

Steve McQueen can keep a secret.

The Oscar-nominated director of “12 Years a Slave” is out promoting his new feature, “Widows.” The film’s starry cast, including Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, …
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‘Godfather’ at 45: Coppola Shames Modern Films
3 years ago

‘Godfather’ at 45: Coppola Shames Modern Films

Some movies defy a traditional review. “The Godfather” is just such a film.

What do you say about the movie 45 years after it changed the face of cinema? The …
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Is Atwood’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ a Trumpian Prophecy?
3 years ago

Is Atwood’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ a Trumpian Prophecy?

In 2012, I had the great privilege of meeting author Margaret Atwood.

She was visiting Colorado College, giving a speech and promoting her novel, “The Year of the Flood.” She …
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How ‘Colors’ Connects to Today’s Racial Rage
3 years ago

How ‘Colors’ Connects to Today’s Racial Rage

By  •  Reviews, Movies

In 1988, a trio of works appeared that were met with enormous debate.

In the literary world, Salman Rushdie’s “The Satanic Verses: A Novel,” his satirical, whimsical fantasy, was denounced …
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10 Movie Jerks You Love to Hate
4 years ago

10 Movie Jerks You Love to Hate

By  •  Lists, Opinion

So why would we want to see more of them on the big screen? The following 10 actors turned being jerks into an art form unto itself. We booed … …
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