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Bewitched: America’s Puritan past - and present

"Abigail/1702" reminds us of America's primal sins and psychoses, and ponders the deeply reactionary side of U.S. history.

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Not a very comfortable place for "Mad Men"

Odd disjointedness and surreal fantasy dreamscapes feature prominently in this episode.

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Today in history: Centennial of radical artist Orson Welles

On this date in 1915, the director and title role star of the classic 1941 film "Citizen Kane" was born.

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Disturbing questions posed in documentaries at Full Frame 2015

Three law enforcement documentaries posed intense questions at the Full Frame film festival.

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Big Muddy movies: The top ten Vietnam War films

Today is the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War; a great way to reflect is through 'Nam war movies.

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Screamscape: The timely play "Dreamscape" about police killings

"Dreamscape" is an urgent, ripped-from-the-headlines story about a police shooting of a young Black person.

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"Words by Ira Gershwin": Where’s the man behind the legendary lyrics?

The show's tagline is "Meet the man behind the legendary lyrics." But after over two hours spectators will learn precious little about Ira.

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J’accuse: French film "24 Days" in review

In addition to being a policier, "24 Days" is also an intense family drama.

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Today in history: “Bread and Roses” for National Poetry Month

On this date in 1946, James Oppenheim's poem "Bread and Roses" was published in "Industrial Solidarity."

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“Mad Men” asks, "what's next?"

While the first two episodes of this half season drew us backward, this episode looks forward.

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