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Human interest stories shine at Full Frame film festival

Full Frame offers a full plate of, shall we say, heavy fare: Very serious issues not ordinarily treated with a light touch. 

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Rushes to judgment: The top 10 assassination movies

To observe the sesquicentennial of Lincoln's liquidation, here are the Top 10 assassination/conspiracy films of all time.

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Today in history: 'Wizard of Oz' songwriter & socialist Yip Harburg is born

"I am a rebel by birth," Yip said, "I contest anything that is unjust, that causes suffering in humanity."

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Movies you might have missed: Missing

The 1982 film Missing, directed by Costa Gravas, dramatizes the case of Charles Harmon, an American freelance journalist, living and working in Chile.

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"White Tiger": A movie you might have missed

This 2012 Russian mystery and action film examines a wartime legendary - or perhaps mythological - tank.

 

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Rep. Connolly won't scab for "Sharknado 3"

"I cannot be a party to the firing of a film crew seeking unionization, or its replacement with scab labor."

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"Queen & Country": No time for sergeant-majors

In the extremely enjoyable Queen & Country legendary English director John Boorman treads familiar ground we've seen in various films.

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"Birdman," "Turner," "McFarland": Triple-header film review

My movie buddy and I didn't really mind seeing a movie about pretentious people, but we felt that the entire thing was pretentious.

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Spirit Awards for Indies; Academy Awards highlights

The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 21, was held beneath an elaborate tent constructed at Santa Monica Beach.

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Selma: The real winner of every Oscar in sight

The crowd at the Academy Award ceremony stood and cheered. Somebody said that Selma stole the show. How true.

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