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Paddington (2014)

I’ve not heard of director Paul King before, but what he’s done with Paddington is craft a clever, witty and heart-warming film.  With a plot which contains a couple of stories from the first of Michael Bond’s book about the bear from Darkest Peru, the main theme is that of wanting to belong and finding one’s place in the world as Paddington comes to London to find somewhere to live. 262 more words


In The Heart Of The Sea - Review

Ever since the release of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World in 2003, the seafaring story has been almost entirely absent from the silver screen. 464 more words


The Danish Girl (2015) Review

Time: 119 Minutes
Age Rating: Nudity and Sex Scenes
Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe/Einar Wegener
Alicia Vikander as Gerda Wegener
Matthias Schoenaerts as Hans Axgil… 661 more words


Playing Golf on Swampy Course, and “London Spy”

Winter in the Pacific Northwest can be dreary – mostly due to the pervasive gray sky and relentless rain. However, my husband and I try to play golf as often as possible (though twice a week may not strike some people as “as often as possible”) – since I believe it’s playing golf regularly that improves one’s game. 520 more words


In the Heart of the Sea – Whale of white noise

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In the early 1800s, a New England ship named Essex sets sail to capture whales for the precious oil. The ship crosses upon a whale of legendary proportions seemingly with a thirst for vengeance. 425 more words

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Movie Review: The Danish Girl

In “Big Eyes,” a movie about artists that came out last winter, a woman painter (Amy Adams) is forced to deal with her conflicting emotions when her husband begins to take credit for her most popular works. 483 more words

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