Yes, Citizen Kane Is That Great

Posted on September 5, 2016 at 11:14 am

Here some movie greats explain what they love about the movie many people consider the greatest of all time, Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane.”

If you want a treat, after you’ve watched the movie, watch it again with Roger Ebert’s brilliant shot by shot analysis.

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Coming to NBC: This is Us with Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, and Sterling K. Brown

Posted on September 4, 2016 at 8:46 pm

One of the new fall series I am most looking forward to is the dramedy “This is Us” with Mandy Moore (“A Walk to Remember”), Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes,” “Gilmore Girls”) and Sterling K. Brown (“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”).

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Trailer: Lion, the True Story of a Lost Boy Googling His Way Back Home

Posted on September 4, 2016 at 4:40 pm

At age 5, Saroo Brierley was separated from his mother and brother in India and ended up in Australia, adopted but always longing to find his family again. That true story is brought to the screen in “Lion,” starring Dev Patel as a man who searched the earth — via Google, to find his way back home.

Here’s the real story:
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