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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Ever noticed that there are a lot of Irish-American characters in major roles on television and in film? It’s true! And these aren’t just any old characters. Writers love to give Irish-American names to...

 
 
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“They were under the imagination of the film culture, in which they could do anything.” – Defense lawyer for gang-rapist/murderers in India, talking to the camera in India’s Daughter (2015) In nearly nine decades of Academy Awa...

 
 
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After this year’s Oscar nominations were revealed on Thursday, the press went through its second annual paroxysm of #oscarssowhite conversations. This very useful dialogue is missing a crucial element: namely, the fact that Hol...

 
 
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There are no spoilers for the new film here…. Every decade gets the Star Wars film it deserves. This observation should be placed alongside folk wisdom like “There are no second acts in American lives” (Fitzgerald) and “Y...

 
 
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You are now about to witness the strength of more street knowledge. August 2015 was a little unexpected. The most critically lauded TV show (85% on metacritic) to begin and end in August was HBO’s six-episode mini-series Show M...

 
 
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    The critics missed it – read the first ten or twenty reviews on Rotten Tomatoes for proof of that – but Bridge of Spies is best understood as Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks’ sequel to Saving Private Ryan. It was m...