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Desperation Drives 'Green Room'

Writer-director Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin) knows the simple secret for creating a down-and-dirty little indie thriller: Introduce us to smart, funny characters, but don’t feel the need to burden them with cluttered backstories. 700 more words

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A Legendary Performance From Beyond the Screen

SAYING GOODBYE TO A MUSICAL ICON IN THE CONTEXT OF MOVING FRAMES

By T.T. Stern-Enzi

It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.

As a film and cultural critic—and today I lean much more heavily on the cultural side of the ledger—I have to say something about the passing of Prince Rogers Nelson. 713 more words

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Ethan Hawke Plays It Cool in 'Born to Be Blue'

Last year’s 40th anniversary of the Toronto International Film Festival, based on my selections, felt more like a celebration of music than cinema. I never go in with an agenda; instead, I let the films speak to me. 699 more words

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The Evolution of the Black Musical Icon Onscreen

HOW FILMMAKERS AND AUDIENCES APPROACH LEGENDS

By T.T. Stern-Enzi

“Take if you will a picture,” isn’t that the intro to “When Doves Cry,” the song that, to my mind, kicked off the 1980s phenomenon that was Prince? 733 more words

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The Lie Behind The Eye

A black eye is hard to hide. Even if you use make-up, you can usually tell someone is trying to cover up something which only makes you look harder for what they are covering up. 331 more words

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Day 105: Black Eye

Let’s talk bitches. It seems like no matter what you do someone is always trying to get ya down, these people I call bitches. Today, like planned, I wore my new black and white wrap dress, I really love this dress. 806 more words

Black and Blue

We were all the way in Punta Cana for a friends wedding. The weather was beautiful, the scenery was fantastic, and the company was amazing. We were there to witness two friends tie the knot and enjoy our first Caribbean vacation. 735 more words

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