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Third “Yes Men” film is great...and “Revolting”

The third film about the prankster activists who call themselves The Yes Men, is being released this weekend across the country.

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Sci-fi in “Tomorrowland” makes a good point

It's refreshing to see science fiction used for something that isn't dystopian!

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Progressive cinema clips: Cinetopia, Robeson film, "Chiraq"

Detroit area film lovers are being treated to a new version of the Cinetopia Film Festival, now in its fourth year and growing rapidly.

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A would-be Gorbachev in the People’s Republic: “The Chinese Mayor”

This film is an insider's look at Geng Yanbo, the reform-minded mayor of Datong, one of the People's Republic of China's most polluted cities.

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Ray’s eye: The magnificent Apu Trilogy rides again

Before there was Bollywood or "The Mindy Project" there was Satyajit Ray, India's movie maestro.

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Controversial Aloha co-stars Hawaiian independence leader

A lynch mob is attacking writer/director Cameron Crowe's new movie "Aloha," which opened May 29.

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The fetishism of commodities: "Mad Men," capitalism, and its discontents

What made "Mad Men" arguably the greatest dramatic series in American TV history is that there was a method to its madness. 

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“Kung Fury”: 1980s-inspired action movie, released on YouTube

From the very first opening scene, you can tell that you are going to be in for some physics-defying action and fun.

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East meets island: movies from Asian Pacific Film Festival

The 31st Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival continues to serve as a gateway for features, shorts, animation, and documentaries.

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"Avengers: Age of Ultron": Wham! Bam! Kaboom!

To me, "Age of Ultron" had all the charm and insight of a fireworks display.

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