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"Dying to Know" is new doc about a dynamic duo

Gay Dillingham's "Dying to Know," narrated by Robert Redford, was an entertaining, informative doc about Ram Dass and Timothy Leary.

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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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Today in history: Stan Laurel is born 125 years ago

Laurel and Hardy became friends with inimitable comic chemistry, and huge audience pleasers at the box office.

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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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Progressive Cinema: Tribeca Film Festival highlights

This is the second in a series of reports from the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.

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Big Muddy movies: The top ten Vietnam War films

Today is the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War; a great way to reflect is through 'Nam war movies.

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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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Human interest stories shine at Full Frame film festival

Full Frame offers a full plate of, shall we say, heavy fare: Very serious issues not ordinarily treated with a light touch. 

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Today in history: 'Wizard of Oz' songwriter & socialist Yip Harburg is born

"I am a rebel by birth," Yip said, "I contest anything that is unjust, that causes suffering in humanity."

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Rep. Connolly won't scab for "Sharknado 3"

"I cannot be a party to the firing of a film crew seeking unionization, or its replacement with scab labor."

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