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REVIEW: ‘Team Foxcatcher’ humanizes its subjects but the full story isn’t told

'Team Foxcatcher' tells the tragic story of Olympic champion wrestler Dave Schultz and his murder at the hands of deranged billionaire John E. du Pont. If that story sounds familiar, it’s because the tragedy was recently dramatized in Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher (2014). The documentary does much to fill in the gaps—and correct some inaccuracies—from the dramatization, but still contains some significant omissions.

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The origins of the Klingon language, the ‘Axanar’ lawsuit and linguist Marc Okrand

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The Klingon language has been in the media spotlight due to the Axanar vs. CBS/Paramount lawsuit. I talked with the developer of the Klingon language, Marc Okrand, to see if some additional insight into the matter could be found.

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‘Regression’ will make you remember to fear the past

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I have always been interested in seeing the way a storyteller crafts fear; the way it is customized in order to achieve the maximum amount of discomfort and terror. In a lot of successful cases, the creator will use relatable elements from childhood or growing up. That’s why seemingly harmless …

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‘The Young Messiah’ is capable but doesn’t reach the novel’s heights

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The movie adaptation of Anne Rice's 'Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt' covers all the major theological events in the book and is filled with competent acting and directing. But it lacks the sumptuous sensory experience that Rice's beautiful prose brings to the book. Still, the movie touches upon many points both humanistic and religious and would make a good film for families to see together.

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INTERVIEW: Director Peter Winther talks about his movie ‘Painkillers’

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Painkillers tells the story of a military unit that wakes up in a hospital after a mission. None of the soldiers remember their mission, and they are given experimental drugs to help regain their memories safely. As they begin to remember, they realize there is more to the mission, and …

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Our top 10 favorite movies of 2015

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If cinema in 2015 could be summed up in any word it would be nostalgia. This was the year which saw the return of several major film franchises from as far back as thirty years ago. While such nostalgia properties such as Jurassic World were content to recycle old material …

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