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The Blue and White and Gray Pulsating Heart of Winter's Tale

The first thing I have to say about Winter’s Tale is that it is so visually stunning that it’s as if the movie inhales the viewer to a point somewhere between watching from outside and inside the screen. 490 more words


Winter's Tale (2014)

I keep wishing for something new when I watch a movie and I got just what I wished for with this pearl of a movie. Might not be the best movie I’ve seen but it managed to give me goosebumps and teary eyes at points which is good. 160 more words



The best description, that I’ve been hearing for months now, regarding Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah”, is that it’s “loosely” based on the story of Noah’s Ark. What! 447 more words


Reviews of the Past: 'Les Miserables'

The next set of reviews we’ll be publishing are some of the ones Roger Thomas has done exclusively for The Stanly News & Press. Roger has written movie reviews for The Stanly News & Press and other outlets for years, long before starting this blog. 704 more words

Movie Review – Noah (2014)

Director Darren Aronofsky scores extra brownie points for concocting a unique and altogether edgy vision of the classical Biblical tale of Noah, albeit one that takes extreme artist license with the original text. 2,497 more words

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Film Of The Week #11 - The Insider (1999)

Film Of The Week #11 – The Insider (1999). Directed by Michael Mann. Starring Al Pacino and Russell Crowe.

There can’t be too many Oscar nominated movies out there based on Vanity Fair articles and yet that is where director Michael Mann’s piece about tobacco company executive turned whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand (Crowe) had its beginnings. 2,451 more words

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Noah (2014)

I have a confession to make. I have fallen a little bit in love with Darren Aronofsky’s opinion-splitting biblical story Noah. It is not like me either, as I try my best to be objective, and I… 482 more words