Arts & Entertainment

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"Queen & Country": No time for sergeant-majors

In the extremely enjoyable Queen & Country legendary English director John Boorman treads familiar ground we've seen in various films.

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"Birdman," "Turner," "McFarland": Triple-header film review

My movie buddy and I didn't really mind seeing a movie about pretentious people, but we felt that the entire thing was pretentious.

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“The Night Alive”: Dubliners wish upon a star

This play is essentially about fringe characters yearning to get away from their boring existences. 

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“Field of Honor”: A movie you might have missed

The film Field of Honor puts the viewer in mind of the adage, "It's a rich man's war and a poor man's fight."

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"The Water Engine" features wonderful performances

The Water Engine opens in the red glow of flames from a factory furnace, while workers operate drill presses and grinding wheels in a shower of sparks.

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"Afonya": a movie you might have missed

The "Afonya" story remains relatable and enjoyable today as well as being an interesting glimpse into the ups and downs of the Soviet experiment.

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“From Spring to Summer”: A movie you might have missed

The Korean people suffered mightily under the cruel occupation of imperialist Japan. That sad reality is brought to life in this well constructed war picture.

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“Blackhat”: The thinker’s thriller

Director Mann has made the tried and true thriller genre timely and cutting edge, as well as sitting-on-the-edge-of-your-seat exciting.

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Hello to Godard’s latest film, “Goodbye to Language”

To paraphrase TV's 1960s sci-fi series "The Outer Limits," there is nothing wrong with your screen. Do not attempt to adjust the picture.

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From neo-realism to neo-liberalism: “Two Days, One Night”

The word "depression" indicates a downturn, and can refer to psychological or economic dimensions. 

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