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Argo proves a worthy contender for Best Picture

Argo proves a worthy contender for Best Picture

Mary Anne Bodnar

January 23, 2013

There was a time, long ago, when television networks didn’t have programs running twenty-four hours a day, and each night’s broadcast ended with an update on the Iranian Hostage Crisis. It was a time when news was impossible to avoid and nearly all Americans seemed invested in the outcome. Argo, dire...

Les Misérables: A Broadway legend hits the silver screen

Les Misérables: A Broadway legend hits the silver screen

Mary Anne Bodnar

January 16, 2013

Towards the end of Les Misérables, a heart broken Maurice (Eddie Redmayne) revisits the massacred apartment that once acted as congregating place for him and his revolutionary friends. He speaks a truth that encompasses the director Tom Hooper’s vision in creating this production of Les Mis; "There’s a grief t...

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