Scott Renshaw

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  • Comfort Food
  • Comfort Food

    The Fight tells the ACLU documentary story people might want, but not necessarily the one they need.
      The 21st-century American political documentary is ... well, to say it's a fraught genre would be to engage in a metric shit-ton of understatement.
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  • Son Rise
  • Son Rise

    The Unexpected Son paints an unconventional portrait of an unconventional Mormon family.
      When you've grown up with a closeted gay Mormon as your father, and that father subsequently was the first documented case of AIDS in the state of Utah, it might seem obvious what the hook would be for telling your life story.
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  • Bio Feedback
  • Bio Feedback

    Radioactive both employs and upends cinematic biography clichés.
      For many years, I've half-jokingly lamented how contemporary film biopics often include photos or footage of the film's real-life subjects.
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  • The Freedom Club
  • The Freedom Club

      From around the nation, a cry has arisen among conservatives confronted with stay-at-home orders and mask-requirement ordinances: "Freedom!"
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  • Halftime Report
  • Halftime Report

    The best movies so far in a very weird movie year.
      We're just over the halfway mark in a year that seems like it can't possibly end fast enough. Among the many bizarre qualities of 2020 has been a nearly four-month hiatus in new theatrical releases—but that doesn't mean we haven't had new movies worth giving your attention.
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  • Physical Art
  • Physical Art

    UMOCA's director talks about the challenges of reopening, and engaging the community during a pandemic.
      Four months later, UMOCA's doors are finally reopening to the public July 15, at a time when there's still incredible uncertainty about the pandemic.
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