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"Little Big Man": A movie you might have missed

The film put an end to the portrayal of the settling of the West as a bugle-blowing heroic exercise of taming the savage inhabitants.

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From neo-realism to neo-liberalism: “Two Days, One Night”

The word "depression" indicates a downturn, and can refer to psychological or economic dimensions. 

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"The Imitation Game": Binary consciousness at many levels

The enthralling story of an inspired, harassed and troubled genius, British mathematician Alan Turing and his conquest of the "unbreakable" Nazi "Enigma" code.

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So many good reasons to see “Wild”

Nominations and awards are being discussed for "Wild," with good reason.

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Sony emails show Hollywood still has a long way to go on racial equality

A lot of the focus with this ongoing story has been centered on North Korea, and the fate of "The Interview," yet the emails between those in power at the company have, once again, shone light on an ongoing problem with Hollywood: racism and lack of diversity.

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"I Was Nineteen": Movies you might have missed

The 1968 film "I Was Nineteen" was written and directed by Konrad Wolf, who used the film to relate his experiences in the closing weeks of World War II.

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F.I.S.T.: A movie you might have missed

In 1978, Sylvester Stallone was cast to portray a labor leader with a story remarkably similar to that of the late James R. Hoffa.

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Movies you might have missed: "We’ll Live Till Monday"

This film is "an honest portrayal that also deals frankly with the complex human problems that are involved in molding the communist man and woman."

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Television news criticized in "Nightcrawler"

Most of the reviews call "Nightcrawler" a gorefest, made-for-Halloween, shocker. But there's a lot more to it.

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Russian films at Chicago International Film Festival

New themes are appearing in Russian films that expose the extent of government corruption, which decimates a people subjected to an increasing supply of drugs, crime, and violence.

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