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Anthem Film Festival: ‘Deep Web’ Explores Silk Road, Looking for the Dread Pirate Roberts

Before seeing 'Deep Web', like most people, I believed Silk Road was a criminal enterprise -- a gigantic drug network and online cartel run by a drug lord known as the "Dread Pirate Roberts." It turns out that this was a highly distorted picture.

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Anthem Film Festival: Lenny Bruce, Gilbert Gottfried, and Penn Jillette vs. the Outrage Mob in ‘Can We Take a Joke’

We are reaching peak crazy. There are two possible outcomes. We get trampled or the rest of us wake up and start fighting the people who are trying to stifle free speech.

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LA Film Festival Review: ‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice,’ Narrated by Blair Underwood

"Olympic Price, American Predjudice" explores the real story behind the 1936 Olympics, Hitler and 18 African Americans who represented the Olympic Team USA.

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DVD Review: ‘Janis: Little Girl Blue’ – Janis Joplin Documentary Bio

We see a few scenes of Janis and fellow musicians hard at work in the studio, and plenty of performance clips, but where the film excels is in showing us how her life fed her performances.

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