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“Get On Up”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Get On Up,” the recent biopic about funk legend James Brown, tries to break all the rules. In this sense it’s a bit like Todd Haynes’ “I’m Not There,” which treated the life of Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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“Bernard and Doris”

Paleo Retiree writes: There was a lot about this 2006, made-for-HBO movie that I loved. It’s a very small-scale, low-budget rhapsody on a historic fact: late in life, the famous tobacco heiress Doris Duke, who had never managed to have … Continue reading

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