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Top Five Things I Learned about Slavery from Reading 12 Years a Slave

By On October 15, 2015

The 2013 film 12 Years a Slave was universally praised for its portrayal of the brutality of slavery in America. The screenplay by John Ridley is based on a formerly little-known 1853… Read More

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Top Five Movies to Watch for Cognitive Dissonance

By On May 30, 2015

So, there’s the Hollywood version, and then there’s reality. We all know this. Sometimes Hollywood gets pretty close, but other times they couldn't be further away from the truth. Watch these pairs… Read More

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Top Five Differences Between the Book and Film 12 Years a Slave

By On November 29, 2013

Whenever I see a film that has been adapted from a non-fiction book, I become curious to see how things have changed in the process, if it's a faithful adaptation or if… Read More