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    Queen Latifah, Terrence Howard, Peter Fonda To Star In Indie Thriller "House Of Bodies"

    She's everywhere these days isn't she? So much in development from the Queen coming up in the next year or so. 

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    VIDEO SERIES - MAD MEN Moments

    With the long-awaited premiere to Season Five imminent, Mad Men is on many a person's mind. For the next thirteen weeks, some may revel in a neverland of glamorous mid-60s living fraught with social strife; others may wonder what jaw-dropping, life-changing events await their favorite characters...

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    George Orwell's '1984' Headed To The Big Screen, Famed Designer Shepard Fairey May Produce

    George Orwell’s seminal 1949 dystopian novel, “1984,” arguably has as high a profile now as it ever did. In fact, if you say "1984" to someone they’d probably think of the book before they think of the year. Even for those that haven’t read the book, the title...

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    Must-See: LACMA Rare Film Series 'Adventures in Wonderland: Alice and Other Lost Girls in Fantastic Worlds'

    To coincide with its excellent ongoing women Surrealists exhibit, LACMA will present a truly wondrous series of "Alice in Wonderland" film adaptations and iterations, running April 6 - 14. The films in the program range from classic to obscure, from kid-friendly to trippy. All are rarely screened, a...

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    Jennifer Lawrence Outwits Outlasts Outplays in The Hunger Games

    The massive audience for The Hunger Games is easily split into two camps. There are fans of the books, who are likely to approve of the terrific Jennifer Lawrence while picking out all the details missing from Suzanne Collins’ novels. And there are people like me, blank slates about Colli...

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    "Kinyarwanda" and "Phunny Business" To Be Shown at Roger Ebert's Ebertfest In April

    Two worthy films that we have covered extensively here on S & A, Alrick Brown's Rwanda set drama Kinyarwanda and the documenatry Phunny Business which chronicles Raymond Lambert's legendary Chicago black comedy club All Jokes Aside are two of the selections made by film critic Roger...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: It's a MAD World - a MAD MEN Video Tribute

    Serena Bramble weaves dozens upon dozens of clips into a jazz-like succession of motifs, mapping out the resplendent world of Mad Men.

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    VIDEO ESSAY - MAD MEN Moments: The Carousel

    This video is inspired by the famous "Carousel" presentation in the finale of season one of Mad Men. The sequence is further explored by Tommaso Tocci in the accompanying essay.

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    VIDEO ESSAY - MAD MEN Moments: The Sad Clown Dress

    Selecting an iconic moment for Season Two of Mad Men, we focus on the idyllic domestic world of Betty Draper and how it all falls apart within a 24-hour span.

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    VIDEO ESSAY - MAD MEN Moments: The Lawnmower

    Our iconic moment of Mad Men season three easily ranks as one of the most shocking of the entire series to date.

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