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Music Review: Laurent Eyquem – ‘Nostalgia’ (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Nostalgia Soundtrack (Laurent Eyquem)

The 'Nostalgia' score easily earns high marks (3.5 stars), as French composer Laurent Eyquem showcases piano, strings, and horns in essential music that emits amazing emotion, even at a fairly minimal 31-minute running time.

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Anthem Film Review: ‘Sweden: Lessons for America?’

Sweden

Senator Bernie Sanders built his career on heaping praise on the democratic socialism found in Sweden and other Nordic countries. There is another point of view available, from a person born, raised and educated in Sweden. Sweden: Lessons for America? screened at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival, part of FreedomFest, …

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Anthem Film Review: ‘Off the Grid’ with Congressman Thomas Massie

Off the Grid

The world premiere of Off the Grid, a documentary which screened at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival at the Paris Resort in Las Vegas July 11-14, takes viewers to the very un-Washington home of Congressman Thomas Massie. The film won both the Best Libertarian Values Short Documentary Award and Audience Choice Award. In …

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Anthem Film Festival: Stories from Behind the Iron Curtain

Anthem Film Festival

Polls show increasing numbers of young people in America say they prefer socialism to capitalism. This subject was explored in films and by a panel at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival, part of FreedomFest, which took place at the Paris Resort in Las Vegas July 11-14.

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T’Challa and Killmonger Aren’t Martin and Malcolm No Matter How Much We Want Them to Be

T’Challa and Killmonger of the hit film Black Panther have been compared to Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. This is an unsurprising lens through which to view the relationship between black leaders given their distinctive philosophies and hold on the popular imagination. The idea is that both have noble …

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SDCC Interview: Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth on ‘Instant’

Instant

Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene) brought a new project to San Diego this year for Comic-Con (SDCC). The film short, Instant, begins innocently enough in Mickey’s, a neighborhood bar with a group of regulars doing the usual stuff: drinking, playing darts, schmoozing. But things get very tense …

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