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In praise of "The Garden Left Behind"; Epic Tarantino panel; Power of "Modern Love"; Why films about the past should embrace horror; Greatness of "The Irishman."

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"Get Out" is the best movie about American slavery; In praise of Jordan Horowitz; That Oscars shocker; Painful black/white Oscar moment; Who killed "Twin Peaks."

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#259 August 19, 2015

Sheila writes: In the films of Spike Lee, the characters often break the fourth wall and speak directly into the lens. There's a break in the action, and the dialogue spoken to the camera feels almost like it's from a documentary, with the "talking head" giving us more information for context. In this cut from the wonderful video-site "Press Play," watch the best To the Camera moments from Spike Lee's films.

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Thumbnails 3/9/15

R.I.P. Albert Maysles; What ISIS really wants; Silencing "India's Daughter"; Ford's crash stirs subconscious fears; Profile of "Hangover" producer Scott Budnick, advocate for prison reform.

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Even the Pope loved Eli Wallach; North Korea threatens war over Seth Rogen movie; Remembering Peter de Rome; Dennis Hopper's lost photography; Richard Linklater on "Boyhood"