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Articles with keyword "films"

The SS Fort Mercer minutes before the keel turned upward and sank

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Hollywood Chose to Tell Half the Story of the Daring 1952 Coast Guard Rescue at Sea, While a 2009 Book Recounts the Tale in Full.

Amid waves that topped 70 feet, two 500-foot tankers split apart just off Cape Cod.

Virginia Woolf

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Virginia Woolf Was More Than Just a Women’s Writer

A Room of One’s Own is a formative feminist document, but critic Robert Kanigel argues that men are cheating themselves if they don’t embrace the book, too.

The MacArthur Theater

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Memories of a Neighborhood Movie Theater, from When There Was Such a Thing

Oral histories mark the role of the neighborhood movie house

illustration of Solomon Northup by Gary Kelley

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Solomon Northup's Odyssey

From American Playhouse to 12 Years a Slave, two films give different views of the same story.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.

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The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

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Editor's Note, March/April 2013

Scorsese blurs the line between entertainment and art.