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Live by Night (2016)

Let’s just get this out of the way, shall we: While it’s true that Live by Night does lack the right type of dramatic weight to allow it to become part of the greater canon of gangster epics, that doesn’t mean it’s a particularly bad movie by any measure. 1,639 more words

Watched Movie

Demolition (2015)

2017 #32
Jean-Marc Vallée | 97 mins | streaming (HD) | 2.35:1 | USA / English | 15 / R

Jake Gyllenhaal is a high-flying banker struggling with the grief of his wife’s death by taking his life apart — literally — in this slightly strange drama from the director of… 100 more words

Drama

Demolition (2015, dir. Jean-Marc Vallee)

A recently-widowed banker reassembles his life. Slight finding-yourself-again flick that does the usual things (wonky almost-romance, child mentor companion), except in a somewhat half-hearted way. A movie built around an idea for a single central scene.

Eamonn's Reviews

Blackpaint 589 - Pablo, Vanessa, JP and John

Picasso Musee, Barcelona

Mainly early paintings and drawings.  His dad was a drawing professor, apparently.  Early stuff amazing for a youngster; the head in the drawing below the only error I could see, apart from dodgy legs on a bearded man on the end wall.   738 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Tamara and Daniel

I was lucky enough to conduct the wedding of Tamara and Daniel on a windy, but lovely, day in September. They were married at the Seawinds Gardens in Arthurs Seat. 627 more words

Ceremony

Unhappy Suburban Spaces

Happiness in elusive and perhaps even impossible for the characters of American Beauty (Sam Mendes, 1999). From a cleverly passive viewpoint the film presents characters that should be, at least on the surface, happy. 1,764 more words

Film

Beautiful People-Chris Cooper(No, Not that one)

Chris Cooper, at our church is a stunning reminder that God can do great things. In October of 2016, this man in his late forties, walked forward during an invitation, and received Christ as his savior. 502 more words

Beautiful People