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Film Review: ‘Requiem for the American Dream’

Film Review: ‘Requiem for the American Dream’
Requiem for the American Dream” offers a crisp encapsulation of Noam Chomsky’s thoughts on where corporate political influence and expanding economic equality are taking our nation as a whole — in a handbasket or otherwise. Needless to say, the diagnosis is not good, if not quite terminal yet, either. This illustrative lecture of sorts, smartly packaged by the “Split: A Divided America” trio of Peter Hutchinson, Kelly Nyks and Jared P. Scott, would be a very useful addition to public discourse at any time. But it’s particularly so during this election year, and the pic has indeed been quietly accessing a significant viewership in variably limited bookings around the country since late January. Expect continued play expanding to non-commercial educational outlets and overseas, as campaign season plows onward.

The renowned linguist and political critic-activist has appeared and even been the subject of numerous documentaries over the last 20-plus years,
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Exclusive: Trailer Debut For Kelly Nyks’ Split: A Deeper Divide

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Exclusive: Trailer Debut For Kelly Nyks’ Split: A Deeper Divide
Forget just standing on opposite sides of the political line; Kelly Nyks’ follow up to “Split: A Divided America,” “Split: A Deeper Divide,” delves into how one side views the other not just as citizens with different viewpoints and values, but as pure evil. Just the other day we debuted the poster for “Split: A Deeper Divide” and now Shockya.com has the privilege of unveiling the trailer for the documentary, and it’s just as rousing as one for a narrative suspense film. Check it out for yourself below and catch the full feature when it arrives in New York City on October 12th followed by a wide release. By Perri [ Read More ]
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Exclusive: Poster Debut For The Political Documentary Split: A Deeper Divide

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Director Kelly Nyks took a road trip approach to exploring the concept of political divides via cultural elements, media and campaign strategies in “Split: A Divided America” back in 2008, and now, just in time for the 2012 presidential election, he’s back for a look at an even deeper divide within American society. Similar to “A Divided America,” “Split: A Deeper Divide” offers up a portrait of a nation that’s divided more so than ever. Nyks talks to a number of political leaders including former Indiana Senator Evan Bayh, Lawrence Lessig of the Foundation of Ethics, Thomas Frank of the Wall Street Journal, and more about the overabundance of bitterness [ Read More ]
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