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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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Soho Film Festival Movie Review: ’79 Parts’ with Eric Roberts and Tony Lo Bianco

In Ari Taub's new film "79 Parts," premiered at this year's Soho Film Festival, we rediscover New York City of the 1970s before cell phones, Uber, and "If you see something say something."

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LAFF Movie Review: ‘Don’t Think Twice’ with Keegan-Michael Key – Success Can Be Both Funny and Sad – But Mostly Funny

The new dramedy "Don’t Think Twice" begins as if it’s a documentary on how to do improv. Then the members of the fictional improv group, The Commune, violate all the rules in their improv dire results, in their personal lives.

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DWF Interview: ‘Creedmoria’ Director Alicia Slimmer Admits Coming-of-Age Flick is All About Her

'Creedmoria', a film by first-time writer/director Alicia Slimmer, made its SoCal premier at the Dances With Films Festival. It chronicles the efforts of sweet-sixteen Candy Cahill, played by Stef Dawson, to come of age in one of the most dysfunctional families in movie history. As I watched the film, I hoped, for Slimmer’s sake, that this movie wasn’t too autobiographical. It turns out that it was.

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