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Queen of Katwe
11 months ago

Queen of Katwe

At nine, Phiona Mutesi was selling corn by the roadside in Katwe – the largest slum in Kampala, Uganda. Now 20, she sits in a swanky hotel in Toronto, …
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All the Presidents’ Films
12 months ago

All the Presidents’ Films

Let us now praise famous women. In the 1964 film Kisses for the President, the camera pans across a crowd at the inauguration of a new American president, as …
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Deconstructing the Man-made disaster film
1 year ago

Deconstructing the Man-made disaster film

We can thank God for the disaster movie. In His Old Testament wrath lie the blueprints of the form – the stories that have put millions in the Hollywood …
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The rise of K-cinema
1 year ago

The rise of K-cinema

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South Korean cinema is not just unusual. It is downright odd, in both its content and the freakish rise of the K-film industry in the last 15 years. There are …
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Why are movies so bad?
2 years ago

Why are movies so bad?

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In 1971, Peter Bogdanovich made The Last Picture Show, his debut film, in Archer City, northern Texas. It was based on an autobiographical coming-of-age book by Larry McMurtry, who grew …
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