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Throwback Thursday Video: 'Two Hearts' By Phil Collins

“Two Hearts” was just one of the two #1 hits Phil Collins had from the soundtrack of the 1988 film, “Buster.”

The other was “Groovy Kind of Love.” 79 more words


The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week

This week’s two biggest home video releases were among last year’s most acclaimed foreign films – one of the them winner of the Academy Award for Foreign Language Film, the other oddly missing from those nominees (due to the often nonsensical rules for nomination).

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playing bridge

//// very good Spielberg, but, alas, Bridge is not one of the greats


After watching Spike Jonze’s Academy Award winning film, Her (2013), I was initially disturbed. The thought of a lonely divorced male becoming intimately involved with his OS system in lack of a real relationship seemed chillingly weird -it didn’t sit comfortably with me, it was just a bit  578 more words


I Remember Mama

I Remember Mama is a 1948 drama film, directed by George Stevens, from a screenplay by DeWitt Bodeen, based upon the play by John Van Druten, which itself was based on Kathryn Forbes’ novel,Mama’s Bank Account (Published 1943 by Harcourt, Brace). 881 more words


Misses McQueen & McDaniel.

Butterfly McQueen & Hattie McDaniel: Gone With the Wind in Wardrobe Stills, both actresses played servants in the movie but both women were too often typecast because of the colour of their skin as Butterfly McQueen spoke out against; 68 more words


The Big Short (2015), explaining the real estate market crash with the best filmmaking of 2015!

MY CALL: Even without discretely defined villains, torrid love affairs, explosions reflecting on sweaty biceps or monsters fighting robots, there are films whose very unfolding provokes powerful reactions of sentiment, self-reflection and moral justice within us. 1,082 more words

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