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Hidden Gem - Hanna

Hidden Gem – A film from the recent past you might have overlooked or didn’t know about, but you should check it out.

From 2011, Hanna tells the tale of a girl named Hanna funnily enough,she has been engineered by the government to be a ruthless killing machine (imagine a tiny Wolverine *Cough X-23 cough*but with a sunny disposition and no eyebrows.) She has been brought up in a remote land by her father, who has trained her in combat, survival skills and everything required to be a total badass. 428 more words


The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

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This movie was recommended by my middle daughter. She understands my humor and she thought the vibrant colors would be fantastic to watch in our theater. 369 more words

Movie Reviews

Atonement [2007)

English films are, on the whole, dreadfully boring.  I almost didn’t make it past the first 20 minutes, but I’m very glad I did.  Joe Wright has the directorial ability to make even this vapid setting come to life…eventually. 545 more words


How I Live Now

Director: Kevin Macdonald // Year: 2013

Daisy (Saoirse Ronan), an American and somewhat aloof girl, was sent to spend time with her aunt and cousins to an English countryside. 89 more words

We could be taken at anytime. Any day, any minute. All we have is now.

So i’m having a bit of a “now i have time to watch films i meant to watch about 1000 years ago” time. Which is good! 597 more words


The agony and ecstasy of the 200-year-old teenager: ‘Byzantium’ thoughtfully delves into the lives of two bloodsuckers

By Matthew E. Milliken
July 11, 2014

In an odd way, Byzantium, the stylish 2012 feature directed by Neil Jordan, is a coming of age tale about 200-year-old vampires. 921 more words


Grand Getaway

All-star cast scrambles in quirky romp against storybook backdrop

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Blu-ray $39.99, DVD $29.98 (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment)

Director Wes Anderson’s latest quirky romp, set against the storybook-like backdrop of a once-grand Eastern European resort hotel, sends its all-star cast of F. 79 more words

Neil Pond