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"Who is Gil Scott-Heron?" is tribute to late poet-musician

A new film is being screened in select cities this summer that focuses on the life of the late poet-musician, Gil Scott-Heron.

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“Ricki and the Flash”: blinded by the light

The cast tried so hard. But the jokes were tortured and the warmth didn't reach room temperature.

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“The End of the Tour” is more snore than tour

Really, whose idea was it to film a blabfest about a guy purportedly on anti-depressants?

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Today in history: Actor-activist Martin Sheen celebrates his 75th birthday

Martin Sheen has stated, "While acting is what I do for a living, activism is what I do to stay alive."

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"Ant-Man" is fun, but never thinks big

The movie is a decent enough popcorn flick, but its narrative weaknesses and hit-or-miss jokes don't help it much.

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"Dying to Know" is new doc about a dynamic duo

Gay Dillingham's "Dying to Know," narrated by Robert Redford, was an entertaining, informative doc about Ram Dass and Timothy Leary.

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Today in history: Patrick Stewart turns 75

The highly accomplished, ever busy, and much beloved actor Patrick Stewart is 75 years old today.

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Hey, Boo: To stage a Mockingbird

Theater Review: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird; the Theatricum has its finger on the American pulse.

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Christopher Lee, 93: the Count bows out

Lee, whose 70-year career spanned multiple mediums of art and several generations of audiences; his life was nearly as colorful and interesting as his later film roles would be.

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Progressive Cinema: Tribeca Film Festival highlights

This is the second in a series of reports from the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.

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