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Synopsis: The latest triumph from Giuseppe Tornatore, the writer and director of the Academy Award®-winning Cinema Paradiso, Malena is an utterly unforgettable story of a boy’s journey into manhood amid the chaos and intolerance of World War II! 1,472 more words



Pros: Dystopian class warfare set aboard an unstoppable train traveling around post-global-warming-crisis Earth; Snowpiercer is actually an intelligent, gripping action/sci-fi story that delivers something undeniably  145 more words

Flash In The Pan

Madrid, 1987

Synopsis: On a hot summer day in a vacant Madrid during a period of social and political transition in Spain, Miguel (José Sacristan), a feared and respected journalist, sets up a meeting with Ángela (Maria Valverde), a young journalism student, in a friend’s studio. 1,016 more words


Diavolo in corpo

Synopsis: One of the most controversial Italians films of the 80s, Devil in The Flesh takes Raymond Radiguet’s classic novel and updates it to modern times. 1,278 more words


The Dreamers

Synopsis: From Academy Award winning director Bernardo Bertolucci (The Last Emperor, 1987), comes an erotic tale of three young film lovers brought together by their passion for movies-and each other. 1,278 more words


The Boy Friend (1971)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 9 out of 10

4-Word Review: An eye popping musical.

I would not call myself a big musical fan, but I found this one to be excellent and the gold standard for all others. 419 more words


The Daily Beast's Best Movies (Thus Far) of 2014, with Commentary From Self

This time, no pussyfooting around (what, self wonders, is the origin of that word ‘pussyfooting’?), self will go directly to the list she stumbled across today, on… 855 more words