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Two Epics: A Tom Hanks Western and a Citizen...

News of the World “News of the World” is an American western co-written and directed by Paul Greengrass. It follows a laconic Civil War veteran (Tom Hanks) who decides to return a young...

New Films from England and Romania

Ammonite It might seem like slim pickings to make a movie drama out of the limited, but productive, life of a woman obsessed since youth...

Contrasting Cinema: “The Whole World Is Watching”

The Trial of the Chicago 7 “The Trial of the Chicago 7” is the latest film version of one of America’s most bizarre federal trials:...

Second Look: An Annual Survey of Overlooked Films

With this column (usually appearing in September but this year delayed a month), I again nominate several “Movies That Got Away,” feature films (from...

Tickets Added for Riverfront Drive-In Movies

Additional tickets have been released for the Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Movie Series --drive-in style! The Capitol River BID series runs Fridays starting at 7:30 p.m....

A Military Rescue, A Moody Character Study and Existential Threat

Desert One Forty years after it happened, the story of one of the most daring military rescue attempts in US history comes to the screen....

Two Lively Documentaries —With Southern Accents

Flannery For a writer now so critically acclaimed, novelist and short story writer Flannery O’Connor (1924-1964) has never been the subject of a major film...

Two Political Animals: Election Contention and A Political Paradigm

Written in a politically-conscious town, this column searches regularly for movies covering political campaigns, a common theme for film dramas because they feature a...

Scribblers and Scandals: Journalism in the Movies

With movie houses still closed, the Hill Rag offers another selection of recent movies to watch while warming the couch. This month’s theme is...

Inspiring Docs: True Stories of Terrific Kid’s Competitions

With movie houses still closed at the time of this writing, the Hill Rag offers readers another selection of recent movies to watch while...
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