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News, reviews, and interviews on feature films and documentaries.

This movie is not for hipsters

By Emily Belz
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Movies | The director and lead actor of the forthcoming Calvary talk about death, Flannery O’Connor, and the problem with irony

Midday Roundup: EU, U.S. clamp down on cash flow to Russia

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Cut off. The United States and European Union on Tuesday enacted new sanctions against Russia in an attempt to stymie its economy. The sanctions hammer the…

Lois Lowry's The Giver a portent of what might be?

By Cal Thomas
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Movies | With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Barack Obama isn’t alone in having a bad…

Midday Roundup: Central American leaders talk border crisis

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Immigration summit. The leaders of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras will meet with President Barack Obama today to troubleshoot the flood of unaccompanied…

Transparent Magic

By Megan Basham
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Movies | Woody Allen shines through a bit too much in Magic in the Moonlight

Boyhood

By Emily Belz
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Movies | When we think back on our childhoods, what comes to mind is not a linear narrative but vivid moments out of a disjointed dream: riding a bike around with the…

Calvary

By Emily Belz
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Movies | The premise of Calvary , in limited release Aug. 1, is the feebleness of human justice in the face of terrible wrongs—a Flannery O’Connor–type story,

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of July 18-20 according to Box Office Mojo

The great escape

By Marvin Olasky
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History | Messing up the works in enemy-occupied territory

Earth to Echo

Earth to Echo

By Alicia Cohn
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Movies | Earth to Echo is meant to be an adventure movie for kids, but only succeeds at being a dull ET knock-off with no real suspense or characters to care about.

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of July 4–6 according to Box Office Mojo

Sympathy for the devil

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Movies | In Walt Disney’s 1959 animated fantasy Sleeping Beauty , one of the three good-natured fairies pauses a moment in mid-mayhem of curses, poisoned spinning…

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