Arts & Entertainment

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The cost of fame: “The Cult of JT Leroy"

The film shows how nonfiction becomes novelized, with dramatization and confabulation fobbed off as "news" and "truth."

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Ray’s eye: The magnificent Apu Trilogy rides again

Before there was Bollywood or "The Mindy Project" there was Satyajit Ray, India's movie maestro.

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Controversial Aloha co-stars Hawaiian independence leader

A lynch mob is attacking writer/director Cameron Crowe's new movie "Aloha," which opened May 29.

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“Kung Fury”: 1980s-inspired action movie, released on YouTube

From the very first opening scene, you can tell that you are going to be in for some physics-defying action and fun.

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"Death in the Congo" highlights obscure subject: African liberation

"Death in the Congo" is an important book because it fills a void, but it could have illuminated more.

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When Aaron met Rachel: "The Fourth Noble Truth"

While at first the discussions about the tenets of Buddhism do raise some consciousness and are absorbing and educational, Noble quickly runs out of steam.

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"Mad Men" ends, but is it the real thing?

McCann expressed in its ad the truth that the violent, warring world could use a little harmony.

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A grand romance in staged Around the World in 80 Days

Lightning-fast changing of costumes, props and sets lends itself to levity as mustaches droop and muttonchops fall off of undaunted actors who know the show must go on.

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Lead-up to Tribeca: Havana Film Fest, games for change

Despite great diversions, Tribeca was calling me with an enticing list of films.

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"The Water Diviner": A farmer's post-war search for closure

We saw this film because we've consistently been impressed with Australian movies. We weren't disappointed.

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