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Riding a wave of black-themed films, movies about slavery, apartheid, and police repression dominate this year's nominations for best progressive films.
"American Hustle" isn't an art experience; it isn't a universal story and it won't change your life or your attitude. It's only what movies are made to be: fun.
Let me quickly recommend some lesser known labor films worth your attention.
Here are ten films that make a compelling case for why Hollywood has come down not only with severe sequelitis, but remake-itis as well.
1913 Massacre is a touching documentary that revisits the tragic events that took place in the copper mining town of Calumet in the northern tip of Michigan on Christmas Eve 1913.
"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" is visually stunning, unfolding professionally within a familiar bio-pic template.
I really liked this movie, mainly because of its unusual characters based on actual historical figures.
"The Book Thief" is not a happy movie. It's narrated by Death, though he's a trifle friendlier than usually depicted.
As superhero flicks go, this one is still pretty standard fare for the casual viewer, but that doesn't mean it's not enjoyable.