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Rappler
The Rapture of Rodrigo DuterteThere are no mitigating circumstances. Certainly there is no room for rehabilit
The Rapture of Rodrigo Duterte
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
There are no mitigating circumstances. Certainly there is no room for rehabilitation once a 14-year-old pickpocket is dead. At least 12 of those reportedly executed by the Davao Death Squad were cases of mistaken identity. For Rodrigo Duterte,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
'Thelma & Louise,' 25 years later‘Thelma & Louise,’ there is still a real hunger for all of the basic elements o
'Thelma & Louise,' 25 years later
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
‘Thelma & Louise,’ there is still a real hunger for all of the basic elements of those classic movies of rebellion against society but translated this time into women’s terms,” critic Roger Ebert wrote. “Ten years from now, it will be seen as a... Read more
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JTA
Israeli audiences warm to home-grown horror moviesof “JeruZalem”) TEL AVIV (JTA) — On an army base in northern Israel, a scrawny
Israeli audiences warm to home-grown horror movies
JTA / Posted 7 days ago
of “JeruZalem”) TEL AVIV (JTA) — On an army base in northern Israel, a scrawny nerd with glasses shakily patrols in the dead of night. Suddenly he’s ambushed by a group of militants in kaffiyehs, and he’s forced to fight for his life, using... Read more
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examiner.com
Student voices focus of Our City, My Story at Tribeca Film Festivalin 1939, and in 1978 her rendition was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. H
Student voices focus of Our City, My Story at Tribeca Film Festival
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
in 1939, and in 1978 her rendition was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Holiday's voice resonated over the photos of dead bodies hanging from trees, and for the scenes of Eric Garner getting cuffed by police gasping for his last breath,... Read more
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Rappler
Movie reviews: All 5 Sinag Maynila feature filmsof the Sinag Maynila Film Festival, which runs from April 21 to 26, has put the
Movie reviews: All 5 Sinag Maynila feature films
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
of the Sinag Maynila Film Festival, which runs from April 21 to 26, has put the spotlight on prolific and up-and-coming filmmakers alike. This year's films are each unique in its vision and take a variety of approaches and genres. (FULL LIST:... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Flights of realismmajor directors of the same generation like Atef Al-Tayyib, Khairi Bishara and
Flights of realism
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
major directors of the same generation like Atef Al-Tayyib, Khairi Bishara and Dawoud Abdel-Sayed. They were a group of filmmakers who rebelled against the studio-bound realism of Kamal Selim, Salah Abu-Saif and Tawfik Saleh and went out onto... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Thelma & Louise still remains a radical statementThelma and Louise, there is still a real hunger for all of the basic elements o
Thelma & Louise still remains a radical statement
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Thelma and Louise, there is still a real hunger for all of the basic elements of those classic movies of rebellion against society, but translated this time into women's terms," wrote critic Roger Ebert. "Ten years from now it will be seen as a... Read more
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The New Yorker
Lights, Camera, Virtual Reality!crews, Bravo and her team would shoot with GoPros—cheap, shatterproof cameras t
Lights, Camera, Virtual Reality!
The New Yorker / Posted 14 days ago
crews, Bravo and her team would shoot with GoPros—cheap, shatterproof cameras that are marketed to extreme athletes, not filmmakers. Matthew Niederhauser, a cinematographer, noted that most V.R. experiences are viewed on phones, and said, “You... Read more
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Film Industry Network
San Francisco Film Society adds screens to its annual film festival with launch of year-round online screening room, Apple TV and iOS App San Francisco Film Society adds screens to its annual film festival with laun
San Francisco Film Society adds screens to its annual film festival with launch of year-round online screening room, Apple TV and iOS App
Film Industry Network / Posted 14 days ago
San Francisco Film Society adds screens to its annual film festival with launch of year-round online screening... Read more
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Variety
Titanic Anniversary: How the Tragedy Hit Hollywood and BroadwayClifton Webb and Barbara Stanwyck). When the British 1958 “Night to Remember” o
Titanic Anniversary: How the Tragedy Hit Hollywood and Broadway
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
Clifton Webb and Barbara Stanwyck). When the British 1958 “Night to Remember” opened, it was an eye-opener, since the filmmakers emphasized realism, aiming for a documentary feel and basing much of the action on facts they learned from actual... Read more
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MLive.com
Emotionally Charged SXSW Award Winner "Krisha" Takes Independent Film Community By StormJewish Film Festival is an annual event celebrating film and the impact and inf
Emotionally Charged SXSW Award Winner "Krisha" Takes Independent Film Community By Storm
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
Jewish Film Festival is an annual event celebrating film and the impact and influence which Jewish culture has played on society, current movies and filmmakers of today. It also provides a forum for discussion about films from around the world... Read more
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indieWIRE
Why Has the Tribeca Film Festival Become Such an Important Platform for Docs?and Brooklyn especially, has slowly become ground zero for the documentary film
Why Has the Tribeca Film Festival Become Such an Important Platform for Docs?
indieWIRE / Posted 22 days ago
and Brooklyn especially, has slowly become ground zero for the documentary filmmaking community. Almost all of the doc filmmakers I know live here. Go to any dive bar or cafe in Williamsburg or Fort Green and you're bound to run into Zachary... Read more
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Salon.com
The bizarro “Inherit the Wind”: Understanding evangelical Christianity’s persecution complex through “God’s Not Dead 2”was created in 4004 B.C. if the Sun, the metric by which we measure time, was n
The bizarro “Inherit the Wind”: Understanding evangelical Christianity’s persecution complex through “God’s Not Dead 2”
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
was created in 4004 B.C. if the Sun, the metric by which we measure time, was not created until the fourth day? “God’s Not Dead 2,” the sequel to the commercially successful movie of the same name, is an inversion of this theme. In the film, Grace,... Read more
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examiner.com
Confronting teenage suicide at PBIFFand extremely moving. It stars Daphne Zuniga (The Sure Thing), Michael Hogan (B
Confronting teenage suicide at PBIFF
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
and extremely moving. It stars Daphne Zuniga (The Sure Thing), Michael Hogan (Battlestar Galactica), Debra Mooney (Dead Poet’s Society) and Jack Griffo (Nickelodeon’s hit series, The Thundermans). Besides Maria, the crew is very talented... Read more
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The Telegraph
Narada tapes spring rigging 'proof'lodged against the official concerned," a source said. The commission is prepa
Narada tapes spring rigging 'proof'
The Telegraph / Posted a month ago
lodged against the official concerned," a source said. The commission is preparing separate lists of voters who are either dead or absent or have changed address for closer scrutiny at the booths. For the last five phases of polling, the... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The cure for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'? More religionGod-or his vengeful and ultimately weak tribalist idea of God-as a metaphor for
The cure for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'? More religion
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
God-or his vengeful and ultimately weak tribalist idea of God-as a metaphor for Superman. He declares loudly that God is dead, or isn't dead, or will be dead, or ought to be dead; I wondered briefly if the 'God's Not Dead' franchise filmmakers... Read more

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