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A collage of four photographs of James Dean

Resurrecting James Dean: The Ethics of CGI Casting

From Carrie Fisher in Star Wars to James Dean in Finding Jack, the use of CGI is expanding. What could be the harm in bringing back beloved icons to the screen?

Ethical Messages at the Academy Awards

It has become common for those being honored to use their time on stage to comment on social justice issues. Should they?
photograph of Polanski at Cannes

Artist, Art, and Appreciation: Where Is There Space for Morality?

Honoring the works of controversial artists like Roman Polanski sends a political message that transcends the confines of art.
close-up photograph of police car on street at night

Lessons from ‘Queen and Slim’

Melina Matsoukas’s film offers a nuanced exploration of issues like police brutality and tries to communicate the realities of the black experience to a wider audience.