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In 'Jessica Jones,' Fringe Superheroes Highlight the Effects of Abuse

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 29
Netflix's new superhero series "Jessica Jones" is an inspiring and powerful feminist show, that's more daring than most shows on the TV landscape.

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Todd Haynes Explores the Power of Desire in 'Carol'

By Frank J. Avella | Nov 28
"Carol," Todd Haynes' latest, takes a classic lesbian novel & turns it into an examination of the power of desire in the socially constricted 1950s. EDGE spoke with Haynes, scriptwriter Phyllis Nagy & cast members about the film.

With Lessons for Today, Movies Bring Back the '50s

Nov 27
Whether by fortune or fate, movie theaters are alive with stories that plunge back into the paranoia of the Cold War and the social suffocations of the decade.

Cinema Review :: Janis: Little Girl Blue

By Roger Walker-Dack | Nov 27
It took filmmaker Amy Berg almost eight years to bring her stunning, definitive documentary portrait of the blues singer Janis Joplin to the screen, and it was well worth the wait.

Cinema Review :: The Danish Girl

By Frank J. Avella | Nov 27
The story of transgender pioneer, Lili Elbe, has been nearly lost to history. Director Tom Hooper has fashioned an exquisite and transcendent new film that seeks to right that wrong.

Cinema Review :: Submerged

By Ken Tasho | Nov 27
The new IFC Films feature won't make you feel claustrophobic in this indie thriller about a high-tech limo that becomes trapped underwater.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Ricki and the Flash

By Monique Rubens Krohn | Nov 26
Rock and roll guitarist and singer Ricki Rendazzo who left her comfortable suburban life and family years ago, returns home to help her daughter and faces anger, regrets and ultimately, love and redemption.

'Carol,' 'Beasts of No Nation' Lead Independent Spirit Nods

By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 25
The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Cinema Review :: The Night Before

By Roger Walker-Dack | Nov 25
When boys eventually grow into men it means, amongst other things, that they have to stop believing in Father Christmas. However, these boyhood best friends are still hanging on to the past.

Cinema Review :: The Good Dinosaur

By Kevin Taft | Nov 25
A perfectly heartwarming and entertaining holiday entry, Pixar's latest may not be the unequivocal classic we are used to seeing from them, but a middling effort from Pixar is still better than most American animated offerings.

Cinema Review :: Creed

By Jake Mulligan | Nov 25
The name on the belt has changed, but the lineage still remains: Ryan Coogler's sequel is yet another "Rocky Balboa" movie, beholden to all the standards of Sylvester Stallone's four-decade-long boxing franchise.

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