Opinion

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“Outside the Law”: Algerian struggle is focus of new thriller

"Outside the Law" is the Algerian revolution in the style of "The Godfather," but with a significant difference.

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“The Pipe” offers antidote to toxic “Superman”

WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.

 

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The fruits of corporate globalization: a review of “El Traspatio”

This film is  a searing and realistic depiction of what international monopoly capital does to the lives of ordinary working men and women.

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‘Machete' is dead on, immigrants are heroes

After seeing the movie "Machete," I thought this could quite possibly be the worst film ever or it could be one of those timely political satires perhaps on the verge of pure genius.

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Progressive films will shine at Toronto Festival

The 35th Toronto International Film Festival will include new titles from some of the world's great progressive filmmakers - and Bruce Springsteen.

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“Takers” and “Get Low” - what’s the right age?

Age-marketing could make you miss some pretty good movies, and here are two.

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Loss of a jazz warrior: Abbey Lincoln

Vocalist, actress and activist Abbey Lincoln, who died Aug. 14 at age 80, captured the energy and drive of an era in recording and film as few others could.

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“Killer Inside Me” slams you in the gut

The movie's sadism and violence far exceeded the original crime novel by master pulp fiction writer Jim Thompson - nevertheless, it was breathtaking art!

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See "Agora"!

The political debates, the religious oratory, the provocations and intrigue in this movie are as modern as anything in today's news - only the weapons are old.

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Latin America rejects neoliberalism

It would be hard to avoid admiring this ground-breaking documentary.

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