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The Accountant (2016)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, JK Simmons, Jon Lithgow

Director: Gavin O’Connor

Is being a mathematical genius really a symptom of Autism? In this film, Ben Affleck is a man whose military father felt that he needed to train his sons to be assassins in order to combat the wishy-washy therapy offered by conventional treatments of Autism. 205 more words

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Dancing with Trolls

Confession time: I still have a troll doll keyring somewhere in my box of childhood memories that I just cannot part with. Troll dolls have been around for decades. 375 more words

Film & Television

Links We Loved This Week -- 12/10/16

“A lot of the classic, great stories were written by truly great writers. Joseph Conrad, Edgar Allen Poe, Edith Wharton, Henry James — they wrote what we would now call “genre fiction.” It got me thinking, “What happened?” When did that stop being something you could do and still be considered a serious writer?” Michael Chabon, whose novel  162 more words

Feminism

6 points about The Accountant

6 points about

The Accountant

So The Accountant is directed by Gavin O’Connor, who directed Warrior, which I really liked. This movie also stars Ben Affleck, who is one of my favourite actors, so I obviously was quite excited about this movie. 909 more words

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The Accountant that doesn’t add up

I’d never gone to the movies alone before, or just gone without looking ahead to see what was playing. I decided that it would be fun, I didn’t know anything about the Accountant before going, and honestly I’m not sure if I’d ever heard of it before. 736 more words

Movie Reviews

Review: Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Title: Scrappy Little Nobody
Author: Anna Kendrick
Publisher: Touchstone, 2016
Edition: Hardcover, 271 pages

Synopsis:

Ever before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like… 460 more words

Book Review

Anna Kendrick, Laura Dern & Don Cheadle To Announce 2017 Golden Globes Nominees

Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick have been tapped to announce nominees for the 74th annual Golden Globes. The announcement ceremony will be livestreamed exclusively on Facebook and on the official Golden Globes website beginning at 5:15 AM Pacific time on Monday, December 12. 352 more words

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