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  • History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates

     History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates
    The merits of the nine nominees for the Academy Award for best picture are being debated by cineastes around the world. But as a college professor, this year's Oscar nominees also reaffirm the growing importance of the movies in the classroom and how film can inspire young people to greater academic inquiry.
  • Barkhad Abdi, pirate leader in 'Captain Phillips,' treasures his nomination

    Hollywood loves a Cinderella story, and few have ever fit that shoe better than Barkhad Abdi. The actor, who played Somali pirate leader Muse in the Paul Greengrass film "Captain Phillips" to great acclaim, was born in Mogadishu. He recalls an idyllic...

    Academy Awards 2014: Lessons of campaign season

    Academy Awards 2014: Lessons of campaign season
    The Oscars are over, Twitter has recovered, the pizza has been devoured and the delivery guy is probably still waiting for the money to make its way from Pharrell Williams' hat to his pocket. But everyone else, host Ellen DeGeneres tells us, is a winner...

    Movies that never got made

    Movies that never got made
    Make no small plans. Said Alejandro Jodorowsky. Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...

    Martin Scorsese on 'Wolf of Wall Street': 'I Wanted to Make a Ferocious Film'

    Martin Scorsese says the 2008 collapse of the financial industry drove him to make "The Wolf of Wall Street." "The film came out of frustration over the unregulated financial world," the director said at Saturday's "Meet the Nominees" panel at the DGA...