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Lady Bird

Lady Bird

The new coming-of-age film, "Lady Bird," is one of the funniest films of the year and possibly one of the best-edited films I've ever seen. The eponymous main character is a more-precocious-than-rebellious teen (Saoirse Ronan)  who places a high premium on originality (real name: Christine). Lady Bird lives in boring Sacramento ("the Midwest of California") and dreams of breaking away, but her options are limited due to her family's constrained finances. Her moth...
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"Bending the Arc" documents group's fight to save lives in developing countries.

"Bending the Arc" documents group's fight to save lives in developing countries.

In 1983 Ophelia Dahl, the 18-year-old daughter of Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Neal and noted children's author Roald Dahl (who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the screenplay for the film adaptation "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory") met Paul Farmer, 23, a student about to begin medical school. They were both volunteers in Haiti, working among the poor. They returned to states, she to Wellesley College and he to Harvard Medical School. There, Paul m...
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