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Is “Hidden Figures” too rosy a picture?

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Hidden Figures could have used a bit more gray besides its nearly rosy portrayal of brilliant black women's lives amid the Civil Rights Movement and a male-dominated field. Photo: public domain

As characters in this acclaimed movie, the white people are mostly background, who barely react in the midst of the revolution these women bring into their segregated bubble.

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La La Land: sugar, cheese and lemons

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La La Land movie poster. Source: https://buzzhub.wordpress.com/

The movie brought me back physical sensations from those random and rare perfect moments (usually in spring or summer).

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Love is a many splendored thing

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Who needs a date on Valentine’s Day, anyway? Curl up with a movie classic you can find in here…

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China Film Festival: a look behind the veil

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Film still from "River," to be featured in the China Film Festival in Leipzig. Photo courtesy Confucius Institute.

If you can’t go to China, China comes to Leipzig. @ die naTo, 9 thru 11 Feb.

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Toni Erdmann: love wears fake teeth

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Toni Erdmann alter ego, played by Peter Simonischek in the eponymous award-winning film. Photo: Soda Pictures, via International Business Times

Do I smell romance in the air? And is that… a giant hairy phallus or Chewbacca?

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In-flight: 2 reviews of recent releases

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They are both set in the early decades of the previous century, for those of you nostalgic for times you probably didn’t live in but wish you could have.

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