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As Seen on TV

A financial news show is taken hostage--live on the air--in Jodie Foster's MONEY MONSTER. The movies have tended to have a cynical, dismissive--and sometimes scary--view of the rival medium, as these ten films show! Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Broadcast News A Face in the Crowd The King...

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04 May
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A President and a King

Two titanic figures of history improbably cross paths in ELVIS & NIXON (played by Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey). Both men dominated the American cultural landscape for decades--and as these ten films show, there were many, many different ways of portraying the 37th President of...

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13 April
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First Person

HARDCORE HENRY is a movie like you've never seen before--and that's because YOU are Hardcore Henry! Movies in First Person are notoriously difficult--if not impossible--to pull off. Here are ten other films that have tried, at least partially, to turn a movie-goer into a movie-doer. Being...

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30 March
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Movie Musicians

Don Cheadle directs and stars in MILES AHEAD, a bio-pic about jazz great Miles Davis. The rags to riches (and sometimes back to rags) life stories of legendary musicians told on the big screen are numerous, here are ten that struck the right chord. Amadeus Beyond The...

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23 March
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Batman and Superman

There have been individual Batman and Superman films dating back to the 1940s, but the two most famous comic book superheroes of all time finally share the screen in BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. Here are some of the wildly diverse cinematic interpretations of...

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16 March
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Dying Light: The Following

By Rebecca Horovitz, Acquisitions Coordinator, Games I think I have a bit of an unusual experience reviewing The Following expansion. I played the expansion before finishing the main quest and before being at the appropriate level, but I wasn’t far off.  Things went smoothly at first but...

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02 March
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