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The heavy price of pushing masculinity

In the frantic pursuit of patriarchal ideas of manhood, boys often lose their ability to love — this paves the way for cruelty and violence

12 Years A Slave: Heroic and harrowing, but necessary?

Steve McQueen's Oscar frontrunner is only the latest mainstream film to challenge social issues a little too late, writes David Cox.

Leonardo DiCaprio set to play Rasputin

DiCaprio is set to play the infamous Russian mystic and confidante of the Romanov Russian royal family, Rasputin, in a new biopic.

Will Smith refused Django role because it ‘wasn’t the lead’

Actor Will Smith has revealed he turned down Quentin Tarantino's movie "Django Unchained" because he felt he was not being offered the lead role.

Django: Racist, or just sexist?

Of the reams of writing and constant story updates done on Django Unchained, not much, if any, has been said about Kerry Washington's insipid role.

Opinion: Fiction, representation and ‘Django’

Does "Django Unchained" say anything about Hollywood with regard to its handling of sensitive subject matter like slavery?

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