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The Second Mother

A domestic comedy-drama that starts off from a fairly pat premise but builds strength over the course of its careful, empathetic, and crafty unpeeling of…

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Z for Zachariah

Chiwetel Eijiofor, Margot Robbie and Chris Pine star in this low-key post-apocalyptic drama about a Garden of Eden that's not big enough for three people.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Zuppke of Illinois: A football coach

this zupp.jpg Bob Zuppke 7/02/1879 - 12/22/1957 University of Illinois football coach, 1913 - 1941 National titles 1914, 1919, 1923 and 1927 Big Ten Championships 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1921, 1923, 1927 and 1928 Inventor of the huddle Inventor of the flea flicker Coach of George Halas Coach of Red Grange "Freshmen, my advice is, don't drink the linement."

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