FILM

Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson in "Wild Nights with Emily," the latest film about the Amherst, Massachusetts, poet.
Courtesy of Greenwich Entertainment

More than 130 years after Emily Dickinson's death, scholars and devotees continue to scrutinize her poetry and rewrite her life story. 

There is no denying the impact Roma has had on the movie going public on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. The story of a young indigenous woman and her life as a live-in care taker for a middle class Mexican family in the mid-1970's is one of those rare instances that has crossed demographic lines and has people raving about from all quarters.

Historian Samuel Kassow authored "Who Will Write Our History," and teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
Nick Caito / Courtesy Trinity College

A new documentary film, called "Who Will Write Our History," is based on a book by Samuel Kassow, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Eight best picture nominations emerged on Tuesday morning: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Vice, Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody, Roma and A Star Is Born. They are comedic and dramatic, based on real events and conjured from the pages of comics, in color and in black and white.

A still from the 1923 movie "The Ten Commandments" by Cecil B. DeMille.
Public Domain

Happy (belated) Public Domain Day!  Welcome, public, to 1923! Welcome, 1923, to the public domain!  

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