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“Jimmy’s Hall”: Ken Loach’s Irish working class heroes

"Jimmy's Hall" is about Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported as an illegal alien from Ireland, the land of his birth, without so much as a trial!

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More highlights of progressive cinema from Tribeca

Including "(T)ERROR," "Thought Crimes," "Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle (TASER)" and "Havana Motor Club."

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LA Film Festival: "Mekko"

Sterlin Harjo's "Mekko" is a contemporary look at down and out Native Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Third “Yes Men” film is great...and “Revolting”

The third film about the prankster activists who call themselves The Yes Men, is being released this weekend across the country.

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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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J’accuse: French film "24 Days" in review

In addition to being a policier, "24 Days" is also an intense family drama.

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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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"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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“The Night Alive”: Dubliners wish upon a star

This play is essentially about fringe characters yearning to get away from their boring existences. 

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