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Archive For October, 2015

Be Prepared

Be Prepared

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse by Hope Madden “Do you know what’s cooler than cool? Scouting!” OK, maybe not, but Boy Scouts are exactly the people you need on…read more →

Simply Complex

Simply Complex

The Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers by George Wolf Director Richard Trank follows up 2013’s The Pioneers with part two of his The Prime Ministers documentaries, Soldiers and Peacemakers, a…read more →

Day 30: The Exorcist

Day 30: The Exorcist

The Exorcist (1973) For evocative, nerve jangling, demonic horror, you will not find better than The Exorcist. Slow-moving, richly textured, gorgeously and thoughtfully framed, The Exorcist follows a very black…read more →

So Much for Brand Names

So Much for Brand Names

Our Brand is Crisis by Hope Madden In 2005, with her film Our Brand is Crisis, documentarian Rachel Boynton unveiled the puppeteering that American political-strategists-for-hire undertake the world over. Her…read more →

Day 29: The Woman

Day 29: The Woman

The Woman (2011) OK, Halloween’s almost here. It’s time to get real. And by that we mean real nasty. There’s something not quite right about Chris Cleese (an unsettlingly cherubic…read more →

… or Consequences

… or Consequences

Truth by Hope Madden James Vanderbilt’s Truth is hardly the first film to point out the folly of marrying journalism and profit. From Sidney Lumet’s 1976 masterpiece Network to last…read more →