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    ‘Just Wright’ Mixes Love, Basketball in Sentimental Sitcom

    How do you make a movie that feels totally fresh despite the fact that it follows a fairly-transparent blueprint for a romantic comedy formula? Ask Sanaa Hamri, for not only did she first achieve...

    Morgan Freeman Shines in Bawdy, Geezer Romp

    Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline), inseparable since growing up in Flatbush back in the 1950s, have managed to remain close over the years despite the...

    Historical Documentary Chronicles Rise and Fall of Israel’s Kibbutz Movement

    At the time the State of Israel was established in 1948, the Kibbutz Movement had already been thriving there for almost 40 years. In fact, the country might not have come into existence without...

    Harry Potter Franchise Finale Arrives on DVD

    Unless author J.K. Rowling decides to extend the spellbinding saga, which isn’t entirely out of the question, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is slated to bring down the curtain on the...

    Civil War Drama Reveals Lincoln’s Team of Rivals

    At the beginning of his presidency, Abraham Lincoln invited three of his political opponents to join his Cabinet to form a so-called “Team of Rivals” with the hope of preserving the Union. But the...

    Cops Struggle to Juggle Careers and Fatherhood in Faith-Based Family Flick

    When Pastor Alex Kendrick read a report back in 2003 alleging that movies had become more of an influence on impressionable young minds than the church, he decided to do something about it. He...

    Cold Turkey Expose Examines Internet Addiction in China

    How long do you think you could you survive without access to a cell phone or computer? A few hours? A day? A week? How about three months? That’s the degree of deprivation awaiting...

    DVD Sequel Features Profiles of Prominent African-Americans

    Film critic Elvis Mitchell and director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders collaborated on another series of fascinating interviews with a mix of African-American artists, activists, academics and athletes. Many are instantly-recognizable icons who need no introduction, such...

    Segregation Era Saga Explores Unquestioned Socialite-Maid Relationships

    Kathryn Stockett made an auspicious debut in 2009 with the publication of The Help, a poignant period piece examining the unquestioned relationships of entitled, White socialites and their deferential Black maids in Mississippi. Although...

    Yet Another Adaptation of the Beloved Grimm’s Fairytale

    The primary problem with Snow White and the Huntsman is that it was released right on the heels of Mirror Mirror. Sure, a new version of Snow White has been brought to the big...

    Jolie Delivers Again in Action Flick as CIA Agent-Turned-Manchurian Assassin

    Let’s face it, from Tomb Raider (2001) to Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) to Wanted (2008), Angelina Jolie has always delivered in her high-octane action adventures, and Salt is no exception. This espionage thriller...

    Jaded Journalist Reevaluates Marriage in Midlife Crisis Drama

    Anne (Juliette Binoche) is a stressed-out investigative reporter for Elle Magazine, stationed in Paris, who is a good candidate for a lifestyle makeover, given the overwhelming demands of her job and her family. Her...

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