Reel Dad: BlacKkKlansman hits between the eyes when we need it

Sadly, we live in a divided nation. Despite claiming to live the common values that framed our country, we let ourselves, with each passing year, become more rooted in the echo chambers we unfortunately label as red and blue, conservative and liberal, white and black. Or brown. Or anything and anyone some consider different. And, …

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Reel Dad: Annette Bening pays tribute to Gloria Grahame in haunting film

Every year, the Oscars seem to overlook an original performance that celebrates the authenticity an actor can generate in an artificial medium. The neglected performer of 2016 — Annette Bening as the ultimate earth mother in 20th Century Women — was again ignored this year for her captivating portrayal of actress Gloria Grahame in Film …

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