Arts & Entertainment

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Film fatales: Women in solidarity against Hollywood sexism

In this male dominated industry, women filmmakers support one another. It's no surprise then that national collective Film Fatales is gaining traction.

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“The Man Who Knew Infinity”: An infinitely rewarding film

"I found this film to be an infinitely rewarding biopic that showed 'math is an art, not a science.' "

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California rolls in new film “East Side Sushi”

Anthony Lucero's fine film uses the framework of food film to deftly explore class, work, ethnicity, and sexism.

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“Meet the Patels" is about an immigrant marriage mania

Its unidirectional drive makes it too predictable, although viewers will certainly laugh and enjoy themselves.

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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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Marlon rides again: Hey Brando!

Stevan Riley's great new documentary "Listen to Me Marlon"  is a must-see for viewers interested in film/theater history, the art of acting, celebrity activism, and Brando the man and artist.

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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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"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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Savoring Sautet: Five films by French auteur Claude Sautet re-released

Rialto Pictures is theatrically re-releasing five films by one of France's lesser known, yet nonetheless noteworthy auteurs, Claude Sautet, in L.A. at the Laemmle Royal Theater..

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