‘Selma’ & Louie Z: Awards Season’s Historical Heavyweights

Some films are great. Some films are Important. Some are both, some are neither. Many are one, attempting to be the other. This time of year always unleashes at least one major release about a historical event we’re all familiar with, usually a true story, often centered around a major war or some other national […]

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Top Ten Films: 2011

Is it me, or were 2011’s movies more united by theme this year than is usual? Nostalgia was the big one, with several titles capitalizing not just on our nostalgia of a past era, but of movies from a past era — from silent films to Spielberg blockbusters and everything in between. Films like The […]

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