Opinion

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“Ghostwriter” reveals heinous crimes

According to reviewer Jim Lane,  Roman Polanski does it again with "The Ghostwriter."

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From Cuba, tender story about grueling sport

Documentary gives a tender and  inside look at the renowned Cuban training academy for boxing.

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Mau Mau, Marx, & Coca Cola: 18th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival

The 18th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival was a U.S. showcase for independent, studio, student, foreign (especially African) political and progressive pictures.

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And the winner is ... top progressive movie awards for 2009 announced

Progressive Cinema critic Bill Meyer announces the James Agee Cinema Circle Progie Award winners from 2009.

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The most dangerous man in America, worth watching

WASHINGTON (PAI) -- We usually don't use The Washington Window as a movie review, but we're going to make an exception, and urge you to see "The Most Dangerous Man In America."

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‘Julie and Julia’ — most underrated movie of the year

"Julie and Julia" is the most underrated movie of the year.

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Films provoke disturbing image: ‘world war’ against women

With the spectacular response of the movie "Precious," this might be the moment that some movies are sending urgent messages to us about a "world war" against women.

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New vampire film takes a bite out of capitalism

Having premiered at the 34th Annual Toronto Inter-national Film Festival on September 11, 2009, but seeing its wide theatrical debut on January 8, 2010 (I caught it yesterday in Chicago), "Daybreakers" is a thinking man's vampire film.

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Movie review: Avatar is a winner

We arrived early to get seats for Avatar, because it's been breaking box-office records and we didn't want to have to sit in the front row.

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George Clooney and we go flying

George Clooney and "Up In The Air" may leave you dangling, with a lot  to talk about.

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