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How Hollywood sold its soul to the comic book fanboy

Jeffrey Oberman laments the decline of Hollywood’s creativity and the rise of the 17-year-old fanboy [Issue 37, 2015]
by Jeffrey Oberman
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The horrors of war and the human condition

François Dupeyron’s very personal and haunting 2002 film The Officers’ Ward1 addresses the horrors of war and the damages that are inflicted on the human spirit. [Issue 35, 2014]
by Jeffrey Oberman
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How binge-watching creates a new art form

Jeffrey Oberman: A new art form is emerging, freed from the constraints of traditional movies and TV [Issue 39, 2016]
by Jeffrey Oberman
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The television crime drama goes global

Jeffrey Oberman: A distinctly American genre flurishes outside the United States [Issue 40, 2017]
by Jeffrey Oberman
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How the CRTC lost the internet TV war

Jeffrey Oberman explains how the internet has doomed the CRTC’s policy of limiting access to non-Canadian content on TV. [Issue 34, 2013]
by Jeffrey Oberman
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