November

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Profit takers reimagined as nation makers

The recent The Men Who Built America, was constructed upon the premise that a handful of wealthy, powerful men determined the course of the nation.

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Spielberg’s “Lincoln” is for the ages

I doubted Spielberg's ability to pull off the dynamics and nuances of our 16th president and the times he lived in, yet, he did. "Lincoln" is his masterpiece

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Skyfall: powerful entry in James Bond series

Bond endures, and as much as one can credit the simple virtues of a well-conceived fantasy figure, it's also due to producers who felt they owed the character a fresh approach.

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Surrogate Socialism: The Sessions

The Biblical story of Eden is a tale of claiming the freedom to make our own decisions in life, of taking action that rebels against the established order.

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Some assembly required for "Seven Psychopaths"

Even though it's technically British, it's got two American union bugs in the last frame: IATSE and Teamsters.

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"All Together": Getting old in new France

The vaguely socialistic title references "The New Communards," consisting of a crack ensemble cast of two actresses well known to American audiences.