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Ruby Sparks (2012)

By Jacob Mertens. All writers, at one point or another, have felt the inspired moment when a story moves through them as if they were a conduit. The ability to manifest a living, breathing creature on a piece of paper can feel like an act of magic, and it is this precise feeling of divine […]

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Dark Humor in Films of the 1960s – Part 3

By Wheeler Winston Dixon. This is the third article in a 4-part series. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Death has often been used to comic effect in films, but an all out assault on what Jessica Mitford termed “the American way of death” is another thing entirely. Loosely based on […]

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Inside Film: The Condition of the Working Class

Inside Film’s upcoming documentary, The Condition of the Working Class (now in post-production), was inspired by Friedrich Engels’ book written in 1844, The Condition of the Working Class in England. How much has really changed since then? The power relations in our society remain essentially the same. As a result working class people rarely get […]

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