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Faith Reels: ‘Don’t Think Twice’ … tragedy of comedy

This week’s review is ‘Don’t Think Twice’, a behind-the-scenes look at comedic actors. It is an exploration into human competition and the sheer chance of success. The film was produced by Ira Glass and written and directed by Mike Birbiglia, the same duo behind Sleepwalk with Me.

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Faith Reels: Star Trek Beyond … where others have gone before

 

By Bonnie Anderson and Dan Webster

 

This is the 13th feature length film in the Star Trek franchise. It was born on network TV 50 years ago from the mind of the late Gene Roddenberry. It was designed to show a world, a galaxy, that’s overcome xenophobia. The cast was multi-racial and multi-ethnic.

 

Star Trek made history in its three short years of first run episodes when Capt. Kirk and Lt. Uhura shared a kiss. It was the first time on American […]

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Faith Reels: ‘Gleason’… changes and chances

Not to be missed, this documentary of the life, hopes and challenges facing Steve Gleason, an NFL player diagnosed with ALS is at once informative, uplifting, heartbreaking, heartfelt, raw, sad, funny, joyous and hopeful and all sorts of other things you yourself will be able to name once you see it. And you should see it.

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