Posts from the ‘Features’ category

Countdown: A New Wave of European Horror Retrospective

Fear has always appeared as an agent of human anxieties. When we look at medieval depictions of a goat-like devil, it’s easy to understand all the…

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Opinion: Are Bryan Singer’s X-Men a Threat to Anti-Gay Russia?

Last week on Public Radio International’s Studio 360 Hollywood producer Linda Obst appeared in support of her new book Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the New…

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Five Great Hollywood Satires

Since the fall of antiquity, satire as a word, concept, and genre has grown beyond generic confines to become an increasingly pervasive quality of everyday life.…

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The Act of Killing Pushes the Envelope in NYC: Screenings with Q&A by Director Joshua Oppenheimer

I was lucky enough to catch one of the premiere United States screenings of Joshua Oppenheimer’s brilliant new documentary The Act of Killing this past weekend.…

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