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Mank and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank Two films that are sure to be receiving multiple Oscar nominations have recently been released. They were originally supposed to be seen in theaters (remember theaters?), but have landed on Netflix instead. They couldn’t be more different, except for … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts and Two Laments: Philip Seymour Hoffman and “Alone Yet Not Alone”

Philip Seymour Hoffman I awoke Sunday morning happy to be a Rochesterian. Our own Renee Fleming was going to be singing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, and we were all basking in that reflected glory. Then the news … Continue reading

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