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TV’s Cliffhanger Has Become a Real Downer

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
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I think I’m safe in saying that we will never see a better cliffhanger than the one produced by Dallas on March 21,1980, when someone

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Ellen Crosby’s Multiple Exposure
Launches an Intriguing New Series

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Photographer Sophie Medina is no stranger to danger. Her assignments often take her to war zones while her husband, Nick, works for the CIA. Returning

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Piper Perabo as CIA Agent Annie Walker

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Americans have a love-hate relationship with the CIA: we abhor the idea of an agency that must resort to spying to keep us safe, but

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Venice

Jonathan Holt’s Debut Thriller, The Abomination

Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Female Priests. Genocide. Human Trafficking. The Mafia. The War in Bosnia. Computer Hacking. Sexual Harassment. Drones. Government Conspiracy. Whistleblowing. And a Sinking Venice. Jonathan Holt

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Underground

Filmfest DC Kicks Off With
Underground: The Julian Assange Story

Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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There’s never any peace. They need to sell bombs. So they’ll find another war. So proclaims a teenage Julian Assange (an incredibly natural Alex Williams)

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Jessica Chastain

Zero Dark Thirty – Kathryn Bigelow
Tackles the Hunt for Osama bin Laden

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
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On March 2 2009 Barack Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder says the administration cannot condone waterboarding as torture which simulates drowning, an interrogation technique for

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Bond Villains – Evil, Diabolical, and Fascinating

Saturday, November 17th, 2012
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There were spies everywhere—on stage, in the audience, lurking in the corridors. Once they lived clandestine lives, spying for their countries, facing dangers, risking their

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