Tag: Precious

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Film, Filminism

Filminism: Daughters

Join Kelly Stitzel as she explores the many facets of women in film in her new monthly column. This month, inspired by the HBO mini-series...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

If you were like me, reluctant to watch Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire (we’ll dispense with the full title from here...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Mary J. Blige, “Stronger With Each Tear”

Mary J. Blige recently performed her new single, “I Am,” on the finale of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, surrounded by...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… The Theater of Pain

I struggled to find a properly descriptive title for this week’s column and failed miserably. I’m actually referring to movies...

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Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: Happy Goddamn Thanksgiving — “Precious,” “The Road,” and More Feel-Bad Holiday Movies

Thanksgiving: For some, that time of the year to reconnect with friends and family, to eat plenty of turkey and trimmings, and figure out...