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1985: Review

1985 Written & directed by Yen Tan MuseLessMime Productions/Cranium Entertainment Reviewed by John Francis Leonard 1985 is a film about secrets—the secrets we think we’re hiding, but are...

Our Young Man: Review

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My Name Is Lucy Barton: Review

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Memories of a Penitent Heart: Review

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Mark Olmsted: Advocate

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HIV Happy: Review

HIV Happy by Paul Thorn EM Press Reviewed by Alina Oswald The AIDS pandemic is only one year shy of turning thirty-five. During all this time, we’ve read...

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