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historical dramas

Snapped

Snapped

Colette by Christie Robb Emotional, entitled, white men seem omnipresent these days. They’re on the news. They’re on social media. They’re on the big screen. At least with the biopic…read more →

40 Whacks

40 Whacks

Lizzie by Hope Madden Screenwriter Bryce Kass has some interesting thoughts on the case of Lizzie Borden, the American woman suspected in the 1892 ax murders of her father and…read more →

WTF

WTF

LBJ by Hope Madden This is Spinal Tap. Stand By Me. The Princess Bride. When Harry Met Sally. Misery. A Few Good Men. What does that list say? That director…read more →

We Are Marshall

We Are Marshall

Marshall by Hope Madden Thurgood Marshall is among the most fascinating figures in contemporary American history. Too bad his biopic isn’t about him. Marshall, director Reginald Hudlin’s glimpse at the…read more →

Brutally Vital

Brutally Vital

Land of Mine by Rachel Willis Land of Mine is almost impossible to watch. Not because it’s bad. On the contrary, it’s an amazingly crafted film that boasts an incredible…read more →

Seeds of Love

Seeds of Love

Bitter Harvest by Rachel Willis The love story of Yuri and Natalka is the thread that ties together director George Mendeluk’s Bitter Harvest. Set in Ukraine in the early 1930’s,…read more →