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‘Blaze’ and the Unsung Country Legend

‘Blaze’ and the Unsung Country Legend

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Ethan Hawke's "Blaze" follows the life of little-known country blues singer Blaze Foley. It recently competed at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Meet ‘The Young Karl Marx’

Meet ‘The Young Karl Marx’

By Jessica Xing, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“The Young Karl Marx” is a new film following the controversial figure behind "The Communist Manifesto" and Marxism.

Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The new Netflix documentary "The Most Hated Woman in America" gives the powerful story of Madayln Murray O'Hair — a woman both admired and hated for her advocacy for separation of church and state before her life was cut short in a brutal murder.

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The new biopic "Jackie" pays respect to the legacy not only of one of America's most iconic presidents, but the woman who orchestrated his memorial.

‘Snowden’ Sparks Privacy Debate

‘Snowden’ Sparks Privacy Debate

By Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In the new biopic about Edward Snowden, director Oliver Stone leads a chilling inquiry into the concept of privacy in America.

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

"Elvis & Nixon," starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, recounts the story of the two men meeting at the White House.