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Daily Archives: April 15, 2015
One is a newly-disgraced New York Times reporter desperately in search of a career-reviving scoop. The other is a newly-captured accused murderer, a man who who has been on the lam using the Times reporter’s identity as he fled the … Continue reading
“Monkey Kingdom,” Disneynature’s latest Earth Day offering, is an intriguing peek inside the social structure of Macaque monkey society in Sri Lanka. So while it’s got plenty of cute Macaque monkeys, playing and cavorting, there’s also a little social commentary … Continue reading
“Tangerines,” Estonia’s Oscar-nominee for best foreign language film this past year, is a parable of peace set during the Georgian civil war. That’s when Muslim Chechnya declared its independence from Christian Georgia just after the breakup of the Soviet Union. … Continue reading
Those scowling, tattoo-faced and tongue-licking haka displays that New Zealand’s Maori people trot out for tourists and rugby fans are put to their original purpose in “The Dead Lands,” an unblinkingly fierce and bloody tale of slaughter and revenge. Set … Continue reading