January

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"Milk" still gives us hope

The fight for justice, the fight for equality, and the passion to stand up for hope and change were themes racing through my head after seeing “Milk,” directed by Gus Van Sant.

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Comics at the movies Which Spirit is it?

Dear Older Brother Sometimes, one has to turn to older siblings to try to understand things that would otherwise keep us dazed and dumbfounded. Fortunately, I have you.

Introducing 2008 Progie nominees

The newly formed James Agee Cinema Circle has announced this year’s nominations for the Progie Awards honoring the best in progressive cinema. The group is named after the noted playwright, author and longtime writer for The Nation, James Agee, and is charged with advancing the awareness of progressive cinema.

Ten best and worst movies I saw and didn't see in 2008

Here are my impressions of the great and not-so-great films of 2008. (There are still a lot I've got to see).