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For frequent moviegoers, February is usually a drag as Hollywood releases films that they do not expect to do well at the box office. In other words, these films will not turn a massive profit...

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Prize-winning documentary of young democracy activist offers sympathy, but no solutions Reviewed by Adam N. Lee, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) This documentary by US screenwriter and director Joe Piscatella profiles 20-year old Hong...

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Free State of Jones is a fictionalized account of a true and buried chapter of American history. Director Gary Ross takes this new film where few major films have gone: the radical history of America’s...

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The Big Short brings an understanding of the housing collapse to a mass audience, while exposing the underlying corruption of the financial system....

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“To achieve success, whatever the job we have, we must pay a price.” – Vince Lombardi As the regular season of National Football League (NFL) is winding down, “Concussion,” a major motion picture threatens to...

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The theatrical release and commercial success of Straight Outta Compton, a biographical film that chronicles the rise and fall of hip-hop’s super group N***** Wit Attitude (N.W.A), takes place at an important period in Black America, with...

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Mad Max: Fury Road takes place in a post-apocalyptic patriarchal world starved for water, petroleum and bullets, weaving science fiction thrills out of today's struggles against the injustices of capitalism....

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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry is a documentary that explores the eruption of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the late 1960s to the mid ‘70s in the United States....

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The movie Selma couldn’t have come at a better time. With #BlackLivesMatter and the development of a potential new black freedom movement, many people looked forward to this movie as inspiration and guidance. Unlike most...

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is a seismic break from the first two Hunger Games movies. The fault lines of Panem’s society, previously glimpsed through montages of District workers protesting and rioting against...

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