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Dangerous Beauty

Some parents leave their children blissfully ignorant about love and sex, compelling them to discover such matters in their own extra-curricular way, and some, I suppose, take Paola Franco’s (Jacqueline Bisset) method. 470 more words

Western Movie Reviews

Get Ready for the Dog Days: August 2016 Movie Preview

M: Um, yeah. Last month, for the first time in years, we missed a monthly movie preview. Our bad.

E: Which is a shame, because we’re left with the spottiest month of the summer to review. 6,150 more words

Celebrities

Roger Ebert Film School, Lesson 17: Lady Jane (1986)

Roger Ebert Film School is a recurring feature in which Brandon attempts to watch & review all 200+ movies referenced in the print & film versions of Roger Ebert’s (auto)biography… 803 more words

Brandon Ledet

First Impressions of Versailles (2016)


In June 2016 I watched the first two episodes of the BBC series, Versailles, starring George Blagden. This blogpost contains my first impressions of the series. 315 more words

Television

Dancing On The Edge - *

“Why would you finish a show that you don’t like?” asked a friend who asked me what I thought of Dancing On The Edge. 

In short: it’s only five episodes and I somehow hoped it would get better once you got to know the characters a bit more. 179 more words

USA

The Railway Children (Again)


Recently I watched the Railway Children again, having not seen it for three years. 316 more words

Film

The Witch (2015)

Director: Robert Eggers.
Starring : Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Wahab Chaudhry. Canada. 1h 32m.

In this conscientious and terrifying horror, the age old concepts of witchcraft, magic and possession and brought together in this bleak forest folklore film. 662 more words

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