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2018 has been a great year for American political films made by people of color. There…

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The Chapulín Colorado’s antenitas de vinil not only allowed the legendary Mexican superhero created by Roberto Gómez…

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Like his New German Cinema compère, Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders has produced and directed far more…

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The news that Chicago chef Jake Bickelhaupt and his wife Alexa Welsh would open a fine…

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How would one categorize Guillermo del Toro’s marvelous, entrancing, delicate and sometimes dark new film The…

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Pixar’s Coco is the second digitally animated film centered around Día de los Muertos to be…