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Truth of the Matter

Written by Jennifer Merin on . Posted in Film

Gore heats up global warming issue on-screen An Inconvenient Truth Directed by David Guggenheim   Predictions of impending hurricanes along the eastern seaboard come as no surprise to An Inconvenient Truth director David Guggenheim, nor for that matter, to the film’s principal protagonist, Al Gore, whose current mission is to inform the public about the [&hellip
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An Interview With Ric Burns

Written by Jennifer Merin on . Posted in Film

“New York Historical Society, a Celebration” airs on PBS. Wednesday, November 23,2005 Emmy Award–winner Ric Burns’ latest is his homage to the Society, where behind the beautiful-but-almost-blank neo-classical exterior exist paintings, photographs, maps, manuscripts, diaries and objects. As a kid, Martin Scorsese wandered uptown from Little Italy and discovered the archive, which became a lifelong [&hellip
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