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The King's Speech, The Illusionist, Black Swan

127 Hours; Jackass 3D; Hereafter; Made in Dagenham; Middletown

Lee Chang-Dong's Poetry, Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff, Charles Ferguson's Inside Job and other films

David Fincher's The Social Network; Yael Hersonki's A Film Unfinished; Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today

My Dog Tulip; Last Train Home; Heartbreaker; Machete

In his Letters from Fontainhas trilogy, Pedro Costa treats the balance of form and content as a moral imperative.

Christopher Nolan's Inception; Todd Solondz's Life During Wartime; Samuel Maoz's Lebanon

Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless, George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead.

A film series organized by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and ArteEast tries to make sense of Lebanon's Civil War.

The superficial sincerity of Noah Baumbach's Greenberg is not to be trusted.

Blogs

The new documentary following Dutch doctor Rebecca Gomperts provides important context to necessary change for global reproductive rights.

January 12, 2015

Pushing this country forward takes more than a sympathetic president.

January 8, 2015

It took MLK’s activism and LBJ’s leadership to pass the Voting Rights Act.

January 8, 2015

Filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe on his documentary.  

October 14, 2014

Many journalists went after Webb, destroying his reputation and driving him out of the profession and into a suicidal depression. Now they’re at it again.

October 10, 2014

Contemporaneous accounts of the Roosevelts ranging over seventy years.

October 2, 2014

On the 25th anniversity of Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing," America needs to ask itself some hard questions.

June 30, 2014

Nearly a third of American women will have an abortion at some point in their lives, but it’s an experience we almost never see on film.

June 5, 2014

According to one of its producers, the film “tells the story of two ex-soldiers... who walk across the country in a bid to heal from their time on the battlefield.”

May 27, 2014