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May 18, 2014

Gordon-Willis

RIP Gordon Willis

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Maps to the Stars: Cronenberg’s Best Film in a Decade

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“I started making plans to kill my own kind,” Violent Femmes David Cronenberg is an artist unafraid of the dark side. One of the wondrous things about his work is just how deep and dark he will go. The Fly is an unexpected masterpiece about the agony of love and the arrogance of man. Dead Ringers is a little closer to the territory we see now with Maps to the…

Video Explains How Net Neutrality Works

Video Explains How Net Neutrality Works

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Somehow it has fallen on the shoulders of the NY Times David Carr to explain to people – EVEN EDUCATED TECH-MINDED INTERNET PEOPLE – about the urgency of this potential move by the FCC’s Tom Wheeler. It is one of the most corrupt moves by corporations against ordinary citizens under the watch of our president, who promised to uphold Net Neutrality, that I’ve ever seen. It is happening right in…

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The Homesman – Haunted by How the West was Won

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The Homesman works as both an entertaining western as well as a subtle commentary on a dark moment in our American history, specifically how the West was won, when settlers stole the land outright from Native Americans and justified their cruelty with Christianity. We took what we wanted with little regard for what was there before. The immoral behavior of a supposedly moral people is a shameful part of our…