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"The Americans": How do you solve a problem like Martha?

Review of Season 4 Episode 6 of "The Americans": "The Rat"

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"Great Scott" in San Diego: Opera is dead! Long live opera!

Great Scott is a grand modern send-up of every imaginable operatic cliché and tradition: It's a hoot and a half!

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Historian portrays workers as securing the victory of Cuba’s Revolution

Steve Cushion's new book shows that there was more to Cuba's revolution than the romantic tale of a few warriors in the mountains.

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Prisons and prisoners: Four new films show the punishment never ends

Prisons are a popular subject for films nowadays, not surprising since more and more people are living behind bars -- 2.4 million in the United States.

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Finding humor in strange places: New films at Tribeca

Are we preoccupied with determining what's funny, and when and where it's appropriate to laugh?

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New releases: Elvis, Dick, Nina and the King of Saudi Arabia

Some of the films shown at New York's Tribeca Film Festival are receiving immediate theatrical release. Here's what to check out.

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“The Americans”: How do you solve a problem like Martha?

FBI assistant Martha has had the word "poor" attached to her name by reviewers ever since her introduction on the show.

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Tribeca Film Festival in its 15th year of provocative cinema

Once again the Tribeca Film Festival offers a wide array of thought-provoking cinema. 

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Stunning theatre about super-exploited restaurant workers

Molina keeps the rapid-fire, crackerjack dialogue calibrated to his split-second timing, recreating the hustle of a busy restaurant that diners never imagine.

 

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Under pressure, “The Americans” try to avoid casualties

Here is the latest episode review of "The Americans" as the new season speeds onward.

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