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Agora (2009) Mini Review

“As far as I am aware, your God has not yet proved himself to be more just or more merciful than his predecessors. Is it really just a matter of time before I accept your faith?”

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A film a day in 2015, day 20: The Deep Blue Sea

“Love is patient, love is kind, love means slowly losing your mind” Kevin (James Marsden) jokingly says in the fluffy romantic comedy 27 Dresses. It’s a silly, offhand riff on an oft-quoted Bible verse, but it holds some truth in relation to the truly uncontrollable sensation that falling in love is, something that cinema throughout its short history has loved to theorise and attempt to describe. 571 more words


The Constant Gardener

 “I can tell you this, as my journey through the pharmaceutical jungle progressed, I came to realize that, by comparison with the reality, my story was as tame as a holiday postcard” 273 more words


MY MOVIE SHELF: Runaway Jury

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 209   692 more words


There’s not much room for eccentricity in Hollywood, and eccentricity is what’s sexy in people.

I’m very wary of talking about statements. I’m a storyteller, I’m an actor, an entertainer. 

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Agora (2009)
★★★ / ★★★★

As the Roman Empire inches closer toward the precipice of collapse at the end of fourth century A.D., the tension among Pagans, Christians, and Jews, too, inches toward a boiling point. 503 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

The Lovely Bones

This is a haunting movie about love and loss. It is narrated by a girl name Susie, as it describes the circumstances of her life and death. 52 more words

Family Drama Movie