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The Good Lie (2014) - Grog's Movie Review

Director: Philippe Falardeau
Writer: Margarat Nagle
Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Corey Stoll, Kuoth Wiel, Femi Oguns, Sarah Baker, Lindsey Garrett… 760 more words

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The Good Lie (2014)

“I’m just supposed to help them find jobs.”

Although I don’t outright refuse to watch The Blind SideI don’t think I have ever enjoyed the movie. 634 more words


Go sell it on the mountain: Whistler filmfest finds niche as 'Sundance North' for edgy Canadian indies

WHISTLER, B.C. — The Whistler Film Festival finds itself placed in an odd position along the fest circuit. Running the first week of December, WFF is held too late to break Oscar contenders and too early to herald next year’s wave of scrappy Sundance-ish indies. 606 more words


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gårDagens kvinna: Agnes Sterne (?-1759)

Mor till den engelske författaren Laurence Sterne. Hon tiggde ständigt pengar av hans rika fru, Elizabeth Lumley Sterne. Alla verkar ha grälat med alla och de ville inte ens lösa ut svärmor när hon arrestrerats för kringströvande. 475 more words


Review - The Good Lie (2014)

Director: Philippe Falardeau

Starring: Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Reese Witherspoon, Kuoth Wiel, Corey Stoll, Femi Oguns

The title of The Good Lie refers to a lesson learned by Huckleberry Finn, that a lie told for noble purposes can be excused, that the rightness of the outcome can pardon the wrongness of the action. 708 more words