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Patton (1970)

This was my favorite movie before Schindler’s List and I still think it is the single best performance by an actor in a role.  George C. 912 more words


Tora, Tora, Tora (1970)

This movie is one of the many World War II movies that came out in the 1960 and 70’s that were more of a dramatization then they were for entertainment value.  509 more words


Born to dance in the dark

As the year comes to an end, we always put in the effort to catch-up with our closest friends, to reconnect and reminisce on the year that was. 120 more words


Lupita Nyong'o Lands Second Vogue Cover

The dazzling Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o samples the fall couture collections and talks to Plum Sykes about fame, family, and her four new acting projects. 3,090 more words


Guest Series: Closely Watched Trains

Since starting my Foreign Favourites, I’ve been delighted with the standard, analysis and range of genres, styles and nationalities covered. So it’s great news that I have another addition from the Norfolk-based  697 more words

Alex Raphael

Whiplash (2014) + Pushing the Borders

Screenwriter/Director: Damien Chapelle

Before I shout out this was THE BEST MOVIE EVER!, I’ll whisper it instead. This was the-best-movie-everrr! Whiplash is perfect. Yes, a PERFECT movie. 1,248 more words

Screenwriter Tips

THE OFFICIAL STORY - Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film of 1985

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

The Argentine movie The Official Story is a heartbreaking, quietly powerful film. I hate to claim too much for the film because it’s relatively small-scale. 614 more words