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Review: Allied (No Spoilers)

By Sam 

During World War II, intelligence officer Max Vatan(Brad Pitt) is paired up with French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour(Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. 329 more words

Movie Review

Allied and The Girl Who Played with Fire

Over the holidays I watched a couple of movies.

Allied is a movie about two secret operatives who met and fell in love during a WWII secret mission. 271 more words

Movie Review

FilmInk Film Thoughts Episode 7 – Allied (2016) and The Future of Star Wars

They have both argued about this film in previous podcasts – Dan Hart & Laura Boyes discuss and review Allied (2016). Find out their thoughts on director Robert Zemeckis’s latest film. 45 more words

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C'est moi, Quebecois

My day began at 7, woke up, brushed my teeth, prepared by bag and my brother and I went off to the gym. I took two yoga classes (which I started to take last week) and it was focused on twisting. 336 more words

Daily Laundry

"Allied" allies action with love, mystery

By Jim Tortolano

John Wayne liked cavalry movies. Brad Pitt likes World War II movies. He’s in a pretty good one called “Allied,” which deftly combines action, romance and mystery. 280 more words


Distracted Driving on My Road

I have been distracted. New friends. Thanksgiving.

Haven’t walked. Haven’t written. Neglected a few friends. I’m not beating myself up too much,  just observing. This morning, I’m back on track. 455 more words

Midlife Crisis

Troy (2004)

Based on Homer’s The Iliad – one of the most famous tales ever told – Troy has all the usual Hollywood epic ingredients.

An American hero with bulging biceps sporting an odd accent, a supporting cast of British character actors who routinely show him up – especially Peter O’Toole who brings some real humanity to his somewhat underwritten role – and a soundtrack of the usual faux-folk warbling and penny whistles that seem to mean “ye olden days” to American audiences. 135 more words