‘Indignation’ is introspective, powerful adaptation of Philip Roth novel

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Grade: A-

Indignation, protagonist Marcus Messner (Logan Lerman) proclaims in Philip Roth’s 2008 novel of the same name, is the most beautiful word in the English language. Though the word is never explicitly said by a character in James Schamus’ film adaptation, Schamus’ powerful and emotionally gripping storytelling is beautiful in its
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‘Belle’ blends bondage and bigotry with beauty

When you go to see an exquisite period piece, you leave certain things at the door. You shuck off your expectations of gender equity, and you lay down your ideas about bigotry. You accept that the only representation of nonwhites will exist in servants, prostitutes and the proprietor of the
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