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MARSAI MARTIN, MARCUS SCRIBNER, YARA SHAHIDI, ANTHONY ANDERSON, MILES BROWN, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS

Why ‘Blackish’ Matters

The show raises lots of questions. Like is it ok to say “black” now? Was there a memo? [Read more...]

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Watch New Video: Just Released Exodus: Gods and Kings Trailer

We’ve been keeping a careful eye on this Biblical epic. And now there’s a new trailer. [Read more...]

Toshiro Mifune as Doctor Niide (Red Beard)

A Classic Revisited: Red Beard (dir. Akira Kurosawa, Japan, 1965)

Red Beard, a medical drama set in 19th Century Japan, showcases director Akira Kurosawa’s flair for great storytelling, inspiring humanism, and visual brilliance. [Read more...]

Alfred Molina and John Lithgow, in "Love Is Strange"

Love Is Strange (dir. Ira Sachs, USA/France, 2014)

Inspired by the style and stories of master director Yasujiro Ozu, Ira Sachs crafts an excellent drama, making universal the particulars of one family’s challenges and changes. [Read more...]

James Gandolfini as Cousin Marv

James Gandolfini’s Praiseworthy Final Bow: The Drop

Fans of The Sopranos and The Wire will discover much to appreciate in this fine suspense film. [Read more...]

Reviews of Movies Now Playing

Alfred Molina and John Lithgow, in "Love Is Strange"

Love Is Strange (dir. Ira Sachs, USA/France, 2014)

Inspired by the style and stories of master director Yasujiro Ozu, Ira Sachs crafts an excellent drama, making universal the particulars of one family’s challenges and changes. [Read more...]

James Gandolfini as Cousin Marv

James Gandolfini’s Praiseworthy Final Bow: The Drop

Fans of The Sopranos and The Wire will discover much to appreciate in this fine suspense film. [Read more...]

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Review: ‘The Drop’ (2014)

Set in a cold, dark Brooklyn, Michael Roskam’s gangster drama, The Drop, follows Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy), a lonely bartender of a “drop bar” used by a Chechen mobster to funnel money to local gangsters. When the bar is robbed of several thousand of the mob’s money, and Bob unwittingly gives an investigator more information [Read More...]

Earl Lynn Nelson and Paul Eenhoorn in Land Ho!

Land Ho! (dir. Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens, USA, 2014)

A wise comedy with warm characters, set in lovely Iceland, is a welcome addition to the summer movie roster. [Read more...]

Out of the Theater: Rebecca on Life, Etc.

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Book Discussion: ‘How the West Really Lost God’ by Mary Eberstadt

Mary Eberstadt moves through social science to a mystical conclusion about the relationship of family bonds to familiar faith. [Read more...]

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The Caged Bird is Free: Remembering the Life and Words of Maya Angelou

A Tribute to the Life and Words of Maya Angelou [Read more...]

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The Horrible, Awful Story of How My Children Caged Me – Nic Cage, That Is

It started with the silverware drawer. Never open the silverware drawer unprepared. [Read more...]

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How I Make Artisan Sourdough Bread Rounds Using the Bread Machine (With Photos)

A step by step guide to making super yummy, super delicious artisan sourdough bread. [Read more...]


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