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Film & Television · News

Kathryn Bigelow’s War

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Think you’re not a sexist? Want to know for certain? When the film The Hurt Locker opens in your town (it’s in limited release in Los Angeles and New York now, opens in 17 more cities on July 10 and goes nationwide July 24), go see it. See if you don’t say, when it’s over: “I don’t believe a woman…
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Film & Television · Music

Cadillac Records–Singing Voices For Change

By Faith Childs
by Faith Childs Cadillac Records, Darnell Martin’s new film, is a retelling of the Chess Records saga. The film chronicles the rise of McKinley Morganfield, aka Muddy Waters, whose journey from Mississippi sharecropper to Chicago blues legend forms the spine of the film. The blues — race music, as it was then known,  performed largely by black musicians and  often…
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