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Talking About Movies

‘Spirit of Youth’

Frank Beaver finds contemporary relevance in this 1938 film, starring then-heavyweight champ and Detroit icon Joe Louis.

Extra, extra

Frank Beaver examines Hollywood’s fascination with media moguls.

Independents’ day

Frank Beaver showcases some of his favorite indie films and the artist who made them.

Hollywood reporter

Stop the presses: Frank Beaver takes a look at movies about the media.

Summer picks and flicks

Frank Beaver previews Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit,’ a retelling of the violent summer of ’67.

Dramatic license

From grace to gaffe, Frank Beaver finds drama is alive and well in the Academy.