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MoDo celebrates Easter as always: a turn at stylish whining. "Good Riddance, Carrie Mathison" This "Carrie Mathison" is the lead character, played by Claire Danes, in the "Homeland" television ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 06:16 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Some news stories speak for themselves… [http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/04/02/223269/is-whistleblower-advocate-for.html Is whistleblower advocate for nation’s spies under attack?] By Marisa ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 09:20 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
"Cinéma Vérité" as Political Propaganda Paul Greengrass is a gifted director who specializes in historical reenactments, a once marginal genre that in recent years hits the sweet spot, earning ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 344 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 08:48 AM PST with 100 Recommends
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 08:51 AM PST with 39 Recommends
...says "We do not want to live like this"...not anymore, not any longer. I am happy to post, with permission, an essay by David McReynolds, the first openly gay candidate to run for President of ...
by dharmasyd
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 11:01 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The GOP shouldn't have bitched so much about releasing Zero Dark Thirty before the election. If it had been released in October as originally planned, they could have blamed the film for their loss ...
by hobie1616
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 06:06 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The age-old question in Hollywood is not,...how does Jane Fonda look that good, but were this year's Hollywood films simply a reflection of real life... or will they become the driver of real life ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 10:42 AM PST with 1 Recommend
http://buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2013/02/zero-dark-thirty-controversy-torture.html Building Bridges, National Edition by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** The Zero Dark Thirty ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 12:12 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The cover of the Feb. 4 issue of Time features Kathryn Bigelow, the director of Zero Dark Thirty , and dubs her new film ‘the year’s most controversial movie’ in its headline. The article ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 12:45 PM PST with 15 Recommends
The new movie about the hunting-down of Osama bin Laden, Zero Dark Thirty, is still in the top five at the box office, thanks to the judicious timing of its wide release to coincide with Jessica ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 06:30 AM PST with 14 Recommends
In Zero-Dark-Thirty, as in real life, the torture-hounds at CIA never come to their senses. It is only in 2010, after President Obama has shut down the torture system, that their project gets fresh ...
by bontemps2012
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 11:39 AM PST with 14 Recommends
I assume Michael Moore has credibility on this subject as both a proven progressive but also an acclaimed political filmmaker. He has just written on Zero Dark Thirty on Huffington Post, and has ...
by seanflynn
Comment Count 85 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 12:29 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Tonight on TDS, Jennifer Lopez, some movie (based on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_E._Westlake Westlake] novels) called Parker ; and on TCR, Kathryn Bigelow, Director, Zero Dark Thirty . Wait,
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 86 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 07:55 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Jennifer A Epps wrote a searing critique of Zero Dark Thirty , the film dramatizing the CIA's search-and-destroy effort against Osama bin Laden. But it appeared in the middle of the night and was ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 146 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 08:30 PM PST with 37 Recommends
When it comes to politics, Washington can learn a lot from Hollywood. The 85th Annual Academy Awards announced their nominees for Oscar Gold 
recently and it appears that the early winners are ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 12:13 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Tom the Dancing Bug. BE THE FIRST ON YOUR BLOCK to see Tom the Dancing Bug every week! Members of the elite and prestigious INNER HIVE get the comic in their inboxes at least a day before ...
by RubenBolling
Comment Count 113 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 06:50 AM PST with 39 Recommends
It seems to be Mark Boal’s fate to consistently relive the plot of Almost Famous. He embeds himself with highly skilled professionals, reports what he sees, and is ultimately betrayed by those he ...
by Ryan Brooke
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 10:03 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The director of this movie, Bigelow, demonstrates how skilled she is in putting a story on the screen. She masters the art and technique of creating an intense world that will probably reel in some ...
by Mark Biskeborn
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 01:28 PM PST with 1 Recommend
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  We got Osama bin Laden -- and now, for millions of Americans, we’ll ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 08:01 AM PST with 12 Recommends
History is about to repeat itself, and for the first time in a long time, the American people don’t have anything to worry about. Three years ago, a vast majority of film aficionados were ...
by Ryan Brooke
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 04:52 PM PST with 7 Recommends