La La Land Toasts the Visionary Who is Both a Rebel and a Romantic

It’s the artist that adds value, power and life.

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Ayn Rand’s Favorite Poem: “If” By Rudyard Kipling

Philosopher Ayn Rand said that she wanted no eulogies at her funeral, but only asked that her favorite poem, “If” by Rudyard Kipling, be read.

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Twas The Night Before Christmas

“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night.”

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Movie Review: Hidden Figures

What was it like to be black, female and exceptionally skilled in 1961? This question is at the core of writer and director Theodore Melfi's Hidden Figures, a topical, authentic and fascinating look back at mid-20th century American exceptionalism from a fresh and...

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Movie Review: The Big Country (1958)

This character contrast on an epic scale has everything it needs in abundance and more, from the technological tool used to outsmart the warring tribes, the playfulness of a romance between equals and the sight of a man facing the big country alone, prepared foremost with the use of his reasoning mind.

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The Merchant of Mars

The head of NASA convinces the President that space exploration should be done by private industry, and the United States government declares, “The first person to land on Mars, live there a year, and return alive owns the whole Red Planet.” Welcome to the greatest race in history.

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Movie Review: Sully

Clint Eastwood (Jersey Boys, American Sniper, Gran Torino, Invictus) made another little character masterpiece with Sully, starring Tom Hanks as Captain Chesley Sullenberger. Review by Scott Holleran

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