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A Racist Mecca, a Black Architect and Odious Politics That Refuse to Die
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“Blueprint for Paradise,” in its world premiere in Los Angeles, is powered by an odd, real-life California tale of a pre-war Nazi center and its acclaimed designer, Paul Williams Sadly, the political rot explored by the play survives: Check out the 2016 presidential campaign “Blueprint for Paradise,” in its world premiere in Los Angeles, is powered by an odd, real-life California tale of a pre-war Nazi center and its acclaimed designer, Paul Williams.

'The Adjustment Bureau': Fate Accompli
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Free will is not a subject that comes up a lot in the movies—not, certainly, as the main topic of dramatic conversation. On the other hand, however, it could be argued that it is the hidden subject of almost every film.Free will is not a subject that comes up a lot in the movies.

Mumbai Movies: Too Soon?
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The death and destruction from last month's terrorist attacks in Mumbai are still fresh in the minds of many, but filmmakers in India nevertheless are rushing to retell the events cinematically, with over 20 Mumbai-themed movies already awaiting approval.

The Real Operation to 'Rescue' Ingrid Betancourt

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The July 2nd rescue of French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt and U.S. mercenaries employed by the Northrop Grumman Corp. was heralded as a dramatic victory over the anti-imperial FARC guerrilla forces in Colombia. The real story may be significantly less daring. The mainstream media's heroic rescue narrative is being contradicted by claims that a $20-million ransom payment was made.

NBC Cancels 'The West Wing'

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Jed Bartlett's presidency often felt like the one we wished we had in the real Oval Office. | story
But the truth is that we stopped watching when creator/writer Aaron Sorkin quit after season four.

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In "Match Point," Woody Allen abandons his quirky cosmos for beauty and treachery. Sheerly Avni explores why greatness continues to elude the self-effacing filmmaker.

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