Private Eyes and Polyester

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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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Captain America and Friends

The biggest heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe face off in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. Jack Kibry and Joe Simon's Sentinel of Liberty is one of Marvel's longest-running characters, and has seen numerous live action adaptations dating back to WWII. Here are a few of...

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27 April
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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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The Mighty Jungle

Disney's live-action adaptation of THE JUNGLE BOOK follows the adventures of a little orphan boy raised by animals in the heart of the jungle, a setting Hollywood has used for films of all kinds, from thrillers to sci fi to goofy comedies. Here are a...

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06 April
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