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Butler

American History Through the Eyes of The Butler

Friday, August 16th, 2013
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Lee Daniels manages to elicit award-winning performances from his actors. Halle Berry won an Academy Award in the Best Actress category for her performance in

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Hathaway

Even an Oscar Can’t Protect Against Bullies

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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Anne Hathaway has a charmed life. She’s beautiful, talented, happily married, with a wonderful supportive family. Oh, and she now has an Academy Award to

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Superman

Do We Really Need Heroes?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
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Hero Worship: the foolish or excessive adulation for an individual. Merriam-Webster Dictionary My childhood hero was Superman, the man of steel who fought for “truth,

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Django Unchained
The All American Outlaw…Who’s Black

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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“Killing White folks for money…what’s not to like?” So says our titular hero, Django (Jamie Foxx in some of the best work he’s done since

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A Feast for the Palate: Award Winning Chocolat Moderne

Saturday, June 30th, 2012
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He stands only about a foot high, and resembles the highly coveted golden Oscar, but on second glance with his chef’s hat and platter, he

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Lynn Redgrave Archive at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Lynn Redgrave, the original Georgy Girl, died nearly two years ago. A member of a storied Shakespearean family, she let behind a theatrical archive, a collection

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Katniss

The Hunger Games—The Whole World is Watching

Monday, March 26th, 2012
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“May the odds be ever in your favor!” This is the traditional address Effie gives the residents of District 12 before the annual Reaping ceremony,

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The Hunger Games—Fight for Survival in a Brutal Future

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
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The film, Hunger Games, starring Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence, opens in theaters and IMAX on March 23, 2012. This is Jocelyn Lucas Rosenberg’s review of

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