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Oscar Madness: Cutie and the Boxer

Noriko and Ushio Shinohara in Cutie and the Boxer (Photo via The Guardian) Love is a ROARRRR. In the documentary Cutie and the Boxer, this is the name of the first joint show by the film’s subjects, Japanese artist couple Ushio and Noriko Shinohara. It doubles as a fitting title for their four decades-long relationship, explored...

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Flix Not To Miss: ‘The Square’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twB2zAOzsKE] The Square, shortlisted for an Oscar in the documentary competition this year and winner of the 2013 Sundance audience award, is a courageous feat of filmmaking by Jehane Noujaim. Noujaim’s documentary begins in 2011 and follows a group of young people nonviolently protesting in Tahrir Square, advocating for political change to the Mubarek...

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