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Angela Alaimo O'Donnell
A new PBS documentary makes us ask: Is it possible to admire the art produced by a writer whom the reader dislikes, disdains, perhaps even despises?
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Eric T. Styles
Wanda is a woman filled with paradox. Her creations show the immense power of her imagination and are rooted in a desire to set the world right—even if it is in her own image.
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Stephen Werner
Daniel Lord, S.J., saw the movie as an ominous portent of how a powerful new medium could be used for the wrong ends.
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Simcha Fisher
The New York Times documentary on Britney Spears isn’t about her music. It’s is largely about the media, and the people who consume it.
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Joseph McAuley
“The Scarlet and The Black,” available on Amazon Prime, tells the story of an Irish priest, Msgr. Hugh O’Flaherty, who was in the Vatican diplomatic service in World War II.
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Ryan Di Corpo
“News of the World” succeeds in marrying the classic action-adventure conventions of the American Western with a deeper, human story about the ties that bind us, even in the midst of persistent unrest.