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Mad Ads: Sprint’s Framily – Taking Diversity to Extremes

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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The Addams Family has nothing on this “Framily” from Sprint. There’s the “dad,” a hamster constantly spinning in his plastic ball, the flaxen-haired daughter who

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A Delicate Gravity – The Unsettled Nature of Love

Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Paul is a writer, sort of. His day job is translating, French into English or Spanish, he tells the waitress in the Vietnamese restaurant where

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Food Vendors, Super Heroes, Drag Queens, Bee Queens –
4 from the NYC Independent Film Festival

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
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There’s enough variety at the NYC Independent Film Festival to please every film buff. Here are four that demonstrate that fact. Black Raven Unlike Wonder

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Degas and Cassatt at the National Gallery of Art

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
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Nestled near the serene East Garden Court, the Degas/Cassatt exhibition at the National Gallery of Art is still proving to be a cool respite for

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Art Southampton 2014 – Blue Chip Art under Blue Skies

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Long Island needed a weekend off between art fairs, if only to clear out all the traffic. By the time Art Southampton opened its tent,

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Oh! My Princess – Bullying in South Korea

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Bullying is now a worldwide problem. This short film from South Korea will resonate with parents no matter where they live or where they work.

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Mad Ads: Do Prescription Drug Ads Help You Choose?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Have a leaky bladder? Arthritis pain? Feel like bees are stinging your feet? We have a drug for that! Only the U.S. and New Zealand

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Lucy: A One Woman Show

Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Scarlett Johansson has singlehandedly and unwittingly acquired the powers of nearly every superhero we’ve ever known in Luc Besson’s Lucy. Her secret? A blue powdery

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