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Eight Great Movies About Journalists

On Wednesday the trailer for Oscar contender Spotlight was released. The film tells the story of the reporters at the Boston Globe who uncovered the clergy sexual abuse scandal in the city. 726 more words

The Maltese Falcon & Citizen Kane (1941)

There was a time before I started my crazy journey where I couldn’t sit through a black and white movie. Now, I’m starting to almost like them more than colour. 968 more words

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Citizen Trump

A favorite columnist, E.J. Montini of the Arizona Republic (read his column here), has persuaded me that Donald J. Trump has more than a reasonable chance to become President of the United States. 516 more words

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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane is often described as the greatest film ever made. The plot depicts a media circus following the death of millionaire publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane ( 625 more words

Citizen Kane

Oscar Shamed As BBC List Of 100 Greatest American Films Largely Ignores Academy's Best Picture Winners And Nominees

Hey Oscar voters, the BBC Culture poll has just dissed you – BIG TIME. Do you care?

In a comprehensive new poll of the 100 Greatest American Films of all time, released this week by BBC Culture, only a measly 12 Academy Award winning Best Pictures turn up at all, and only 8 of them in the top 75.   1,698 more words

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The BBC ranks American movies!

This week the BBC, in an act of international diplomacy, released a list of the 100 greatest American films ever made. As most lists of this type are, this feels like a popularity contest, with safe choices edging out the more unusual, provocative ones. 349 more words

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