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Incredible superhero home life, remembering Mr. Rogers and a teenager’s rule-choked Iran
Also a best-selling mystery from Italy and the return of blaxploitation with Superfly
Jun 14th, 2018
Reviews: Avengers: Age of Ultron and five DOXA documentaries
Only two films in history have been bigger money makers than The Avengers. Now, here’s the follow up. How does it match up? If it’s reality you’re after, check out the documentaries at DOXA....
Apr 30th, 2015
Kick Ass female characters don't get the credit they deserve
While "Kick Ass 2" shows that women can be powerful characters, it falls short by taking center stage away from them. Should "Kick Ass" really be named "Hit Girl"?
Sep 17th, 2013
What does it take to be good at cosplay?
Aug 28th, 2012
The Green Hornet, Blue Valentine, Barney’s Version, Crispon Glover in person and seven other new films
A couple of local boys gone Hollywood have the week’s biggest, but not best, new film. Read more about The Green Hornet and the many others.
Jan 14th, 2011
Megamind, Due Date, Fair Game, Tamara Drewe, The Tempest, The Father of My Children, A Film Unfinished and Three Film Festivals
Once again it’s an animated film that’s the flashiest newcomer. How good is it ? (Read on)
Nov 5th, 2010