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Robin and Marian Film Review
"Robin and Marian" is an adult corrective to the "happily ever after" versions of the Robin Hood tale. Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn are perfectly matched in this multi-layered story of an aging hero.

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March is Women's History Month. In this week's column, I discuss three books on the history of women in film and two features from female directors - "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" and "The Bookshop".

Straight Time and Cisco Pike Review
Two underseen gems from the 1970s that feature an amazing roster of acting talent: Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman, Kris Kristofferson (in his debut role), Kathy Bates, Gary Busey, Karen Black, Theresa Russell, and Harry Dean Stanton (in both films).

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Tennis is on my mind this week as Roger Federer is poised to win his 100th singles title. "John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection" is Julien Faraut's enlightening look at McEnroe's most successful year and the symbiosis between tennis and cinema.

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Because of the latest controversy surrounding the telecast of the Oscars on February 24th, I thought a few words of wisdom from the Academy's first president were in order.

The Day of the Dolphin Film Review
"The Day of the Dolphin", released in 1973, is the third and final collaboration between screenwriter Buck Henry and director Mike Nichols. Completely different from "The Graduate" or "Catch-22", this unique political thriller based on interspecies communication is still worth viewing.

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This focus of this week's column is female filmmakers. I look forward to Anne Sewitsky's new film about skater Sonja Henie, discuss Amy Adrion's 2018 documentary "Half the Picture",and celebrate the success of Susanne Bier's "Bird Box".

The Shepherd Film Review
Jonathan Cenzual Burley's third feature film contrasts the beauty of the Spanish countryside with the pressures of the modern world. A contented shepherd is forced to take drastic action when a land developer threatens to bulldoze his farm.

Drama Movies Column - News and Reviews 2
I discuss upcoming films from directors Kasi Lemmons and Dee Rees. Also, a change to the Drama Movies site in 2019.

Dawson City - Frozen Time Film Review
An extraordinary documentary from Bill Morrison. Using silent film footage found underneath an abandoned Canadian hockey rink in 1978, Morrison tells the history of film and the 20th Century.

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