The Dirty Dozen is an epic Oscar-winning World War II thriller and features a star-studded cast in the 1967 big screen adaptation. When the Academy Awards took place in 1968, the film’s only win was for Best Sound Effects aka Sound Editing. It earned three other nominations for Supporting Actor (John Cassavetes), Film Editing, and Sound. In 2001, the film would be honored as one of the top 100 thrillers by the American Film Institute.…"The Dirty Dozen: An Epic World War II Thriller"
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Documentary filmmaker Sam Pollard hits a slam dunk with a two-part documentary, Bill Russell: Legend, about the NBA great. Russell wasn’t just a legend with the Boston Celtics on the court. Off the court, he was an activist in the Civil Rights movement. Russell spoke out against segregation. He joined a number of Black athletes in showing solidarity with the late Muhammad Ali when the boxer chose not to fight in the Vietnam War. The…"Bill Russell: Legend Profiles Boston Celtics Great"