Arts & Entertainment

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Rampling and Courtenay: The past preserved haunts the present in “45 Years”

Andrew Haigh's film is a profoundly stirring one about a longtime married couple poignantly portrayed by two cinema greats.

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“Mediterranea": Europe’s embattled migrants on film

"Mediterranea" succeeds in putting the stateless, the homeless, and the wretched of the Earth in the limelight they deserve.

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Spike Lee’s "Chiraq" spotlights Chicago gun violence

"Chiraq" is described as exploring the epidemic of gun violence on the South Side of Chicago, and black-on-black violence.

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“Embrace of the Serpent”: Odyssey into Amazonian "heart of darkness”

Inter-species interaction between outer space aliens and human beings has long been a staple of the science fiction genre.

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“Moby-Dick”: Melville’s masterpiece gets an operatic treatment

Although it has some fishy alterations, this is a mind-blowing production.

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Alda's "Passage": Music and environment, Cascadian style

Not a band to mince words, Alda is the latest 'green' black metal artist that is lamenting the destruction done to nature.

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“99 Homes” : shelter skelter

Writer Director Ramin Bahrani has effectively recast hell as the foreclosure real estate market.

 

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“Soul Food Junkies” sheds light on food-based apartheid in the U.S.

The film shows how impoverished communities are attempting healthier lifestyles by growing their own food and advocating for access to high quality supermarkets.

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Yevgeniy Fiks: Artist honors Pittsburgh’s labor history

A new art installation by Russian artist Yevgeniy Fiks has opened at Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.

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"American Horror Story": Is it worth checking in to "Hotel"?

"Hotel" is crazy and bizarre enough to warrant watching for now, but this show is becoming the gold standard for 'flash in the pan.'

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