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The Invisible War

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Every day of this Oscar season has been, as Sheryl Crow would say, a winding road – more than any other awards season I can recall. At last, we’ve almost reached the end: Oscar Sunday is just two days away. All the red carpets, all the acceptance speeches, all the

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This weeks biggest release is Magic Mike –  I guess we can call this week Ladies Week! I’m sure all the ladies out there have already rushed out to the nearest Target or any other store and bought it. Here’s a lovely clip from the film: [springboard type=”youtube” id=”B8V6rY1ZJhQ” player=”scin001″ width=”560″ height=”315″

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John Hawkes as Mark O'Brien in The Sessions
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This week’s title might come across as rude, but how much of the last week actually affected the Oscar race? It seems we may have already reached that dreaded point where events and precursors point to conclusions we’ve already figured for ourselves. It’s only a matter of time before people

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A thorough examination of sexual assault in the United States military, Kirby Dick’s documentary The Invisible War is a scathing critique of the armed forces and its tight-lipped response to its well-documented problem of systemic sexual abuse and rape. Though the issue has political dimensions, this is not a political

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