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Classic Film Review: Driving Miss Daisy

And the Oscar Goes to:

Driving Miss Daisy, 1989

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone, Esther Rolle

Hoke Colburn (Morgan Freeman, the third man to appear in three Oscar-winning films in this list, after… 622 more words

Classic Film Review: Dances with Wolves

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Dances with Wolves, 1990

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney Grant

With its late 1990 release, … 577 more words

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As summer turns to fall, I have to go back to work.  I’ll pause for a moment to let everyone who’s not a teacher feel bad for me.  1,862 more words


Classic Film Review: The Silence of the Lambs

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The Silence of the Lambs, 1991

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine

The Silence of the Lambs… 616 more words

6 more intrinsic movies

Films are visually beautiful, sincerely heartfelt and emotionally challenging for a variety of reasons: a knowledgable director, great actors/actresses, vivid set pieces. But at heart, its’ the story that makes a movie so memorable. 1,000 more words


Classic Film Review: Schindler's List

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Schindler’s List, 1993

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz… 500 more words

Classic Film Review: Forrest Gump

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Forrest Gump, 1994

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field

One day Forrest Gump, a slow-witted but king-hearted man, sits down on a bench, waits for a bus and begins to tell a woman, who is also waiting for a bus, a story. 424 more words