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The Year in Film: 2016

My Top 20:

  1. La La Land
  2. Arrival
  3. The Handmaiden
  4. Manchester by the Sea
  5. Moonlight
  6. Silence
  7. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  8. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them…
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June 22nd in history:

A deadly train wreck occurred near Hammond, Indiana, on June 22nd, 1918. The engineer of one train reportedly fell asleep and was unable to stop his train from striking the rear of a circus train on the same track. 145 more words

Today In History


A Misguided Adaptation of the Influential 1985 Play

Denzel Washington’s newest directorial project is the long gestated film adaptation of the seminal August Wilson play Fences; a reflection on the black experience in the 1950s, making up a part of Wilson’s ten-part ‘Pittsburgh Cycle’ that analyzes black life in each decade of the 20th century.   628 more words


Thank God George Clooney finally escaped poverty

CNBC-George Clooney is selling his tequila company Casamigos to Diageo for as much as $1 billion, the company said Wednesday.

Clooney and co-owner Rande Gerber are expected to stay with the company after its acquisition.Gerber founded nightlife companies Midnight Oil and the Gerber Group, and Meldman is a real estate tycoon. 250 more words

"The Big Bad Fox" is Pure Delight

From Aesop’s Fables to the Fantastic Mr. Fox, stories of the complicated relationships between chickens and foxes have been told and imagined throughout history. … 405 more words

Books + Comic Books

Daniel Day-Lewis 'will no longer be working as an actor,' rep says

(ABC)– Critically acclaimed performer Daniel Day-Lewis has quit acting, his representative confirmed to ABC News.

Day-Lewis is the only man to win three best actor… 139 more words


La La Land Review

“City Of Stars”

I am not much of a fan of musicals. People singing and dancing randomly in the middle of restaurants and streets just seemed so random and odd to me. 986 more words

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