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Why Are We Expected To Root For Torture?

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If it were just one movie or TV show, we could dismiss it. But it’s a consistent trope across many different stories. Why?

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“Mad Men” Endings We Don’t Want To See

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Greg Olear speculates the closing of the series “Mad Men”.

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How Mad Max Wrote the Script for the Action Blockbuster

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George Miller’s Mad Max films have aged remarkably well – perhaps because they have had such a profound influence on the films that followed them.

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‘Hot Pursuit’ A Fun New Comedy

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  Jay Snook reviews this unique new comedy I remember when I first saw the trailer for this film, and I thought it looked idiotic. The characters seemed fake and the plot seemed dull and uninspired.  The only reason I went to see it was because I got passes to a free screening, and I was […]

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A Prom to De-Gender

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This is what happens when 6 young people stop following the rules and start being real.

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Money Isn’t Power: 7 Life Lessons Learned From ‘House Of Cards’

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“It’s a show immersed in lies, deception, sex, power, manipulation and greed, but dive a little deeper and you will start to realize the ways this show can help improve your life.”

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Aydian Dowling Recreated More Iconic Photos Of Famous Hot Men

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Aydian Dowling is making headlines as he brings attention to the transgender community in a comical yet purposeful manner.

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Review of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

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  Jay Snook reviews this much anticipated sequel This the the sequel to the popular film The Avengers that came out in 2012 and was also directed by Joss Whedon, a man known for shows like Firefly, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. The film reunites Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, Hawkeye and the Hulk […]

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The Funniest Screenplays of All Time

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Ken Goldstein polled his network to find 60 of the best written, funniest movies of all time. What’s on your list?

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Why Doesn’t Childhood Autism Exist Among the Amish?

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The striking documentary ‘Trace Amounts’ investigates the correlation between autism and environmental mercury.

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The Heartbreaking Toll of War on Men Who Soldier

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The documentary “Of Men and War” drives home the stark juxtaposition between the traumatic lives of veterans with PTSD compared with men who benefit from their bravery.

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Blake Mills: A Musician without An Upper Limit

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Without any hype, with no great charisma, without even much in the way of stage presence, Blake Mills is the immediate future of intelligent music.

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Bigger Than Jesus: The Gospel Of U2, Leonard Cohen, And Sufjan Stevens

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Robert Burke Warren goes deep into his own story to talk about the persistence of God in pop, and how and why non-believers and doubting Thomases still go for it.

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Avengers, Deconstruct! 15 Ways to Tell If You’re Living a Superhero Origin Story

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—  Are you living the back story of a superhero? Jeremy McKeen is here to help guide you in an attempt to save  – or avenge – the world. F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote of the pre-Gatsby James Gatz, “So he invented just the sort of Jay Gatsby that a seventeen year old boy would like to […]

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‘Age of Adaline’ More Than a Simple Love Story

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A film that asks some tough questions about life and love Adaline Bowman was a regular woman in the early 1900s with a husband, a child and a comfortable rich lifestyle. She lived in San Francisco and had a life that most people only dreamed of, but her life changed drastically one night. It snowed […]

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The Rolling Stones and Why Time Was Not on My Side

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It turned out to be a concert we’d never forget. But not for the reasons you’d think.

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