Arts & Entertainment

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“Kindred”: Octavia Butler’s dark fantasy gets the graphic novel treatment

The new illustrated adaptation of Butler's 1980s classic makes you feel what slavery was like.

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“Jason Bourne” film: Don’t trust the CIA

What's arguably most interesting about Jason Bourne is its up-to-the-minute topicality, ripping those proverbial headlines right off the front pages.

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Blinded by the bright lights of Hollywood and “Café Society”

How Woody Allen keeps 'em coming on such a high level of interest is a phenomenon of continued creative juices still flowing in the senior decades. 

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“Our Little Sister”: A masterpiece

"Our Little Sister" is a film of surpassing beauty and sensitivity, a fully realized insight into family that unfolds patiently, with elegance and understanding.

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Human trafficking and sex slavery: The opera

Set amidst a maelstrom of deception, secrecy and violence, Anya17 emphasizes young girls' aspirations for comfort and freedom in "the West."

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“Ghostbusters”: 30 years later, can this sequel stand on its own?

It's not easy making a sequel. Should you stick to the original formula?

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Author Roy Speckhardt: “Can we create change through humanism?"

"Humanists understand that this is the only life we have, and this planet is the only place we have to live it."

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In “The Marvin Gaye Story,” sexual healing is the political

The music gives us this clarity about who we are, how we can be, the world we can achieve. 

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“Hunt for the Wilderpeople”: Outlandish outlaws in New Zealand’s Maori bush

This is a banner week for South Seas Cinema, the film genre set and shot in the Pacific Islands.

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Black comedy “Armadillo Necktie” exposes open wound of U.S. in Iraq

A new self-described "jet-black comedy" takes on the national American character at the apogee of its foreign "nation building" enterprise.

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