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Black Or White: Grief and Family In B&W (Movie Review)

Trial lawyer Elliot Anderson (Kevin Costner) can’t handle the direction his life is going so her turns deeper and deeper into bottles of alcohol. He’s dealing with the death of his wife in a car accident, and now trying to … Continue reading

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Red Band Society- First Look (TV Review)

Everyone has two stories: the one they want you to hear and they one they don’t.–Charlie Within the opening vignette of FOX’s premiere of Red Band Society, I’m hooked. I’m talking belly laughs…and a deep perspective on life that makes … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer: Escapist Train Hurtling Toward Hell (Movie Review)

Legend has it that South Korean director Bong Joon-ho stumbled across Jean-Marc Rouchette’s graphic novel,┬áLe Transperceneige, about a perpetually-moving train that houses the remnants of the world’s population. Divided by class and perceived ‘worth,’ the train signifies the caste system … Continue reading

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Fruitvale Station: The Ghosts Of The Past (Movie Review)

On January 1, 2009, a twenty-two-year-old man named Oscar Grant III died after been shot by BART officers in Oakland, California’s Fruitvale Station, part of the public transportation system. An ex-con, an ex-gang member, and an ex-drug user, Grant appears … Continue reading

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