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Screening Room: 'How to Let Go of the World...'

The new environmental documentary from Josh Fox (Gasland) starts off as a terrifying plunge into what climate change will be doing to the Earth, and the human race, over the next few decades. 158 more words

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Screening Room: 'Vaxxed,' Film Fests, and Truth

The Tribeca Film Festival, which has long been one of the country’s premier venues for new documentaries, ran into controversy recently when they pulled one of their films from the schedule.  89 more words

Film - New

Screening Room: 'The Brainwashing of My Dad'

It’s the kind of thing too many people are familiar with. Once middle-of-the-road parents suddenly, after immersing themselves in Fox News and talk radio, turn into angry ditto-heads, sending email forwards filled with birther conspiracy theories and ALL CAPS freakout. 163 more words

Film - New

Screening Room: 'Boom Bust Boom'

Ever wonder why every time there’s a bubble in the economy, nearly all market-watchers and economists seem to say, “Don’t worry about it, because This Time It’s Different”? 145 more words

Film - New

Rewind: 'Winter Soldier'

In early 1971, a group of Vietnam veterans (future senator and Secretary of State John Kerry among them) gave several days of public testimony about the atrocities they had witnessed or, in some cases, participated in during the war. 160 more words

Documentary

Oscar Guide: 'Eyes Wide Open: 2015'

Questions:

  • So which film is going to sweep the Oscars on Sunday?
  • Will Chris Rock remind us of why he used to be America’s greatest and most biting comedian?
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