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"Free Angela" - what you do when wolves come after you

"Free Angela and all Political Prisoners," written and directed by Shola Lynch, brilliantly tells the story about the history-making struggle, to win Davis' freedom. 

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The man behind D.C. football team’s outrageous name

Many people, myself included, wonder how, in 2013, a multimillion-dollar professional football team can continue to be named after a racial slur.

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Why "Game of Thrones" reigns supreme

"Game of Thrones" has obtained an exceptionally large fanbase and piqued the interest of critics who usually give fantasy the cold shoulder.

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"Evil Dead" is more dead than evil

Five friends head to a cabin deep in the woods, where they find a sinister book that unleashes a demonic force, which proceeds to pick them off one by one.

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Artsy liberals deal with nuclear annihilation and their daughter

There aren't enough accolades to describe Elle Fanning as Ginger in this lovely movie.

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Movies you might have missed: “On the Bowery”

"On the Bowery," a unique film from 1956 uses a creative technique to get the viewer behind the scenes of what was then a notorious skid row in America's largest city.

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Achebe inspired generations of Nigerian writers

Author Chinua Achebe, who revolutionized literature concerning Africa with his groundbreaking novel, "Things Fall Apart," inspired generations of African writers.

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Of fire and ghazals, Agha Shahid Ali, poet of the week

The life of exile has few pluses. But one is that it opens the door to a truly internationalist consciousness, and culture.

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Movies you might have missed: "The Village Teacher"

The film is directed by Mark Donskoy, a protégé of Sergei Eisenstein, which becomes quite apparent when the viewer is caught off guard by unique camera angles and creative photography.

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“The Big Fix” exposes BP oil disaster lies

In his film "The Big Fix," director Josh Tickell challenges the 'official version' of BP's story that all is well in the Gulf of Mexico after the spill.

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