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Steven Soderbergh: Another Steven in Hollywood

Mary/ May 22, 2016/ Drama/ 0 comments

Steven Spielberg, possibly the most recognizable name in Hollywood, has entertained and educated America for decades with his films—Jaws (1975), E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982), Indiana Jones (1984), Jurassic Park (1993), Schindler’s List (1993), and Saving Private Ryan (1998)—to name a very few. Steven Spielberg’s resume lists one big-grossing blockbuster after another, and no other director, producer, or writer comes

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Liberace: Staying in the Spotlight

Lucy/ May 10, 2016/ Drama/ 0 comments

Entertainers, musicians, movies, and all popular cultural items come and go, but some manage to keep their profiles high across multi generations; Elvis, The Beatles, Star Wars are examples among many.  It is a safe bet that our great-great grandchildren will be reading books on a certain boy wizard named Harry. While these cultural icons survive the test of time, there are

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The Birdcage: Can we learn from our films?

Pam/ May 14, 2015/ Drama/ 0 comments

Many have mourned the loss of Robin Williams and his comic genius. In revisiting his films, we can consider aspects of his work that may have changed us all without realizing it. [W]hat makes the film interesting is that [Robin Williams] must play against type, toning down his manic persona in the face of Lane’s hilarious over-the-top turn. —Chuck Koplinski,

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