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Movie Review: Asif Kapadia’s ‘Amy’ – Heartbreaking and Compelling Self-portrait

Asif Kapadia’s documentary on late British singer Amy Winehouse is undoubtedly, as many have described, a heartbreaking film. But most importantly, it’s a film that brings Amy back, if only for a while, to let us hear her story in her own words.

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Movie Review: ‘On Beauty’ – A Documentary Short

What is beauty? What fashion magazines and the media presents? Is there room for individuality or must we all fit the conventional image of beauty we see plastered everywhere? Conventional beauty images by their very nature are discriminatory. Is that such a bad thing?

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Previewing San Antonio Film Festival 2015: Director David Zucker, Actor Sean Young, Stuntman Corey Eubanks and More

Writer/director David Zucker, actor Sean Young and stuntman Corey Eubanks are scheduled to appear at the 21st edition of the ever-expanding San Antonio, Texas Film Festival.

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Anthem FilmFest: Putting People Back Together

At the Anthem Film Festival, part of the libertarian FreedomFest conference July 8-11, 2015, at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, I was discussing films with a young woman who commented, “I like documentaries, but so many of them are so depressing. I want to see positive stories.” She was in the …

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