Arts & Entertainment

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"White Tiger": A movie you might have missed

This 2012 Russian mystery and action film examines a wartime legendary - or perhaps mythological - tank.

 

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"The Production of Difference" examines worker division via racism

Examining "race management" during slavery, Western expansion, and early 20th century industrial production.

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Seventy years since the end of WWII: "A Generation"

The struggle of Polish people after the invasion of Nazi Germany is portrayed well in this 1955 film.

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Rossini's super cuts: The Barber of Seville in review

L.A. Opera's production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville is one of those things that can make you feel glad to be alive

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"Fugue": Tell Tchaikovsky the news - sexual atonality

It was with great interest that I attended the world premiere of the cleverly titled "Fugue."

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"Hitler's Rival": Book shines spotlight on Ernst Thalmann

While this book isn't a history of Nazi Germany or of the GDR, it does provide a historical glimpse into both societies.

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"Queen & Country": No time for sergeant-majors

In the extremely enjoyable Queen & Country legendary English director John Boorman treads familiar ground we've seen in various films.

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"Birdman," "Turner," "McFarland": Triple-header film review

My movie buddy and I didn't really mind seeing a movie about pretentious people, but we felt that the entire thing was pretentious.

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Spirit Awards for Indies; Academy Awards highlights

The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 21, was held beneath an elaborate tent constructed at Santa Monica Beach.

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Racism isn't new in Texas

Carmen Boullosa has done us a great service, and provided us a marvelously good read.

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