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Undefended: Against Type

For this month's Undefended lists, FilmFisher's writers picked their favorite performances by actors playing against type. Feel free to chime in with your own picks in the comments section!Read On

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Fantasia: An Easter Meditation

"They that sow in tears shall reap in joy." The closing sequence of Fantasia (1940), Walt Disney’s daringly conceived “concert feature,” may be the zenith of the studio’s animated output. In what the film’s narrator describes as “the struggle between the profane and the sacred,” the grotesque, hellish revels of Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” give way to the majestic solemnity and quiet holiness of Schubert’s “Ave Maria.”…Read On