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John Fedak


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'Our Planet' is full of tragic beauty

Sir David Attenborough is himself a force of nature. For decades, the producer and narrator has devoted his life to exploring the mysteries of the natural world, allowing viewers across the world a glimpse into the wonders of the planet. "Blue Planet” (2001) and “Planet Earth” (2007) are ...

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Weekender: Women's Lives in View shines a spotlight on women in film

“The first day of shooting is at the Eustis Estate, which is this incredible historic home in Milton, and they have given us permission to film there. It was the house for Amy Beach … And so having this location, which is just phenomenally beautiful ... is incredible. So we will actually just be coming directly from filming there … We’ll ... talk about the experience of just having shot [during] the hours right before the screening,” Jennifer Burton said.

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'Us' scares, provokes, delights

With Jordan Peele’s breakout hit “Get Out” (2017), the director proved to the world that he possesses both a prolific power for story-telling and the ability to tacitly discuss America’s ongoing class and race-based struggles. Of course, fans have been eagerly waiting for more, and “Us” ...

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Despite its shocking title, 'Conversations with a Killer' is boring

Content warning: This article refers to a serial killer and contains a brief discussion of violence. With the release of “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes” (2019–), Netflix at first glance seems to have a powerful premise for their new true-crime documentary: While Bundy was ...

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'Bird Box' a cage of bad ideas

Content Warning: This article mentions self-harm and suicide.'Netflix Original.' This term has, in recent years, taken on an almost reverent meaning, symbolizing the epitome of production, entertainment and cinematic value. Yet some of Netflix’s recent forays into originality have proven that ...

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Top 10 movies of 2018

"Roma"Throughout its over two-hour run, the incredibly rich “Roma” slowly constructs the world of one woman, Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), and the depths of her experience as a maid in the early 1970s for a family in Mexico City. Directed, produced, written and edited by Alfonso Cuarón, ...

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'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' is a crime of a movie

Among recent movie franchises, none have managed to capture the imagination and wonder of a generation quite like Harry Potter. Both the movies and the books they were inspired by are regarded as charming, wonderous and, of course, magical. As part of the spin-off movie series based on a Hogwarts textbook, ...

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Stan Lee leaves behind Marvelous legacy

There have been many influential figures in the world of entertainment -- people who have created the cultural milestones that have shaped entire generations. However, none quite compare to Stan Lee, the co-creator of such beloved superheroes as Spider-Man, Captain America and Thor, who died Nov. 12 ...

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'Christmas is Here!' gives Pentatonix fans early delight

Following the release of their single “Making Christmas,” a cover from the soundtrack of the critically acclaimed movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993), a capella group Pentatonix released their fourth full-length Christmas album on Oct. 26, titled “Christmas Is Here!” Featuring ...

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