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  • We Are the Best!

    By Joy Bennett

    April 8, 2014 | 10:12 am

    Photo courtesy Magnolia Pictures

    Last night I was invited to a screening of a very cute and adorable film, We Are the Best! directed by Swedish director Lukas Moodysson.  It’s an appealing and funny tale about three 12 and 13 year olds trying to form a punk band set in 1982 in...

  • Italian Entry Locked Out of Oscar Race

    By Tom Tugend

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Even the annual Oscar competition can't stay clear of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    This year, the brouhaha is about "Private," a film centering on a Palestinian West Bank family whose home is temporarily taken over by a squad of Israeli soldiers.

    "Private," the work of Italian...