June

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“Dormant Beauty:” a searing look at death and politics

The topical Dormant Beauty is about - depending on your point of view - the right to die, or rather, perhaps, the right to life.

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Tricky Dick rides again in “Our Nixon”

Our Nixon, shown at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival, is a compilation film by Penny Lane about the only U.S. president who resigned and left office in disgrace.

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“Yes, Prime Minister:” Wry, sly, Brit wit

Yes, Prime Minister's bristling dialogue is decidedly political and full of humorous social commentary.

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"Man of Steel" is the definitive Superman

How do you make a super-powered, cape-wearing alien work in the eyes of a cynical, seen-it-all-before 2013 audience?

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“Taming of the Shrew” brings to life classic, troubling play

Hear, hear the voice of women throughout the ages struggling for their rights, to be treated as equals, not chattel!

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New “Star Trek” boldly goes...where it's gone before

Star Trek Into Darkness is a pleasant enough popcorn flick with plenty of character development. But it falls short of its full potential.