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Great director, important subject.
Miss Representation was one of the most impactful and successful documentaries from 2011, and its examination of the portrayal of women in media is extremely relevant to larger cultural conversations that have started in the ...
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Feel free to claim fair use and use portions of this post in an article commenting on discussions of Fair Use Week.
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20 hours. TWENTY HOURS.
via icanhasgif.com You hear the same refrain every year about Oscar nominations: if only those movies had been in theaters for longer. You might not have gone to see The Imitation Game on its own accord, but now that it's in ...
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Did you know Chevy Chase was only on SNL for two seasons? Really!
Saturday Night Live doesn't really turn 40 until next October, but the folks at NBC decided that now was the right time to celebrate four decades on the air. SNL is indisputably one of the biggest and most important comedy pr...
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So pretty!
When we purchase new films for our collection, we always try to buy their definitive version. This means that the films we get often come in extravagant cases with all sorts of bonuses. We've basically seen at all at this poi...
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Whodathunk?
Director David Cronenberg has made a name for himself as a purveyor of dark psychological films, from self-contained thriller experiments like Cosmopolis to the extra-gory body horror that made him famous in Scanners and The ...
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Go DC Cab!
Many movies take place in DC to make use of its proximity to politics and major cultural institutions like the Smithsonian. Others just happen to take place in the city. It's fun to see DC represented on the screen in a varie...
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Everyone just assumes the montages will be well-produced. It's all this guy.
There's really nothing else we have to say about the Oscars last night apart from congratulating Birdman for its big win. Instead, let's direct your attention to one of the most important people behind the scenes at the bigge...
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A controversial idea from Vulture: what if the Academy never announced the Oscar nominees?
The Oscars are this Sunday, and although we're as excited as every year, there's a certain level of predictability in every ceremony. A few months ago, the current Oscar race was considered one of the most competitive of all ...
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If you enjoy world cinema and don't know him, you should.
This year's Sundance film festival hosted the premiere of Sembène!, a documentary about African filmmaker Ousmane Semèene. You might not know that name, but Sembène is one of the most important figures in the birth of African...
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Seriously, what do we do with this film?
Today is the 100th anniversary of D. W. Griffith's Civil War epic Birth of a Nation, perhaps one of the most troubling films in the history of the medium. On the one hand, Birth of a Nation is one of the most significant visu...
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It's a great documentary, but it just got a lot more timely.
Only a few hours ago, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler announced his proposal to reclassify Internet services as "common carriers," a major victory for net neutrality and the prospects of an open Internet. We'll come right out and sa...
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Media Services is home to American University Library's audio-video collections for students, staff, and faculty. 11,000 DVDs, 10,000 streaming videos, and counting.