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Mastering grief in “Manchester by the Sea”

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Luckily for viewers, Manchester by the Sea - via the mastery of its writer/director - does not throw these tragedies in their faces all at once; it's a gradual process of discovery. Review at http://leipglo.com

The film’s Oscar-winning protagonist manages to convey the overwhelming weight of grief in his silence and body language, without an ounce of overacting.

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Fifty shades of fur

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From now on, if ever I come across a statue of Venus, I will look at it differently.

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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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Cooking up TV crack: “How to Get Away with Murder”

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What’s the recipe for making a highly addictive TV show – besides the base ingredients of murder and sex?

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Inside Out: emotions show their true colors

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By Jennifer Lynn - Disney Pixar INSIDE OUT Emotion Garden, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=46318810

Whimsical film “Inside Out” has lots of little details that will make you chuckle, and flashes of genius. @ KINO FINO

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Peter Piek: traveling is more than a “+”

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Music writer Sabine talks to multi-talented Peter Piek about his fifth studio album called ‘+’. 27 Mar concert at Neues Schauspiel.

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