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Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Opening soon at the Film Society at Lincoln Center, "I Called Him Morgan" gives proper credit to one of the most tragically underrated jazz trumpeters, Morgan Lee, whose life was cut short at age 33 when his wife shot him during a show in the East Village.

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‘Betting on Zero’ Details Herbalife’s Marketing Scheme

‘Betting on Zero’ Details Herbalife’s Marketing Scheme

Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer
March 7
Filed under ARTS, Film

New documentary "Betting On Zero" vividly brings stock investor Bill Ackman's battle against Herbalife to life, allowing the people on the inside of the historic struggle to speak their truths.

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A Biopic That Tries to Save Its Subject’s Life

A Biopic That Tries to Save Its Subject’s Life

Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under ARTS, Film

What happens when a story that nobody else wanted to listen to is revealed — and the story's narrator is determined that he's reached the end?

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A Devastating Look Into Isolation in “Solitary”

A Devastating Look Into Isolation in “Solitary”

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under ARTS, Film

Kristi Jacobson's new documentary "Solitary" explores the lives of prisoners forced into isolation.

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“Becoming Warren Buffett,” an Inspiring Story about an Inspiring Man

“Becoming Warren Buffett,” an Inspiring Story about an Inspiring Man

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
January 31
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

HBO's new documentary "Becoming Warren Buffett" takes a larger-than-life icon of our age and makes him into something almost unimaginable — human.

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“They Call Us Monsters” Brings Humanity to Juveniles

“They Call Us Monsters” Brings Humanity to Juveniles

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under ARTS, Film

"They Call Us Monsters" sheds a light on the issues with the juvenile justice system through the lives of three delinquents.

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From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
November 28
Filed under ARTS, Film

The new documentary on the famed hunger-striker Bobby Sands gives a hauntingly human look at the Irish icon.

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Mifune Doc Details Legendary Career

Mifune Doc Details Legendary Career

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer
November 21
Filed under ARTS, Film

One of the greatest acting legends to have come out of Japan finally gets his time to shine in "Mifune: The Last Samurai."

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‘All Governments Lie’ Succeeds Through Honesty

‘All Governments Lie’ Succeeds Through Honesty

Thomas Price, Contributing Writer
November 2
Filed under ARTS, Film

"All Governments Lie" starts out with a timely and engaging premise, but ultimately falters in its attempts to follow in journalist giant I.F. Stone's footsteps.

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Volcanoes Are Lit, ‘Inferno’ Is Not

Volcanoes Are Lit, ‘Inferno’ Is Not

Zach Martin, Editor at Large
October 31
Filed under ARTS, Film

With all of the fiery potentional that a film about volcanoes presents, "Into the Inferno" was disappointingly distracted throughout its construction.

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