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Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge (2017)

I’m gradually warming up to the idea that the biopic as a genre is being reinvigorated by recent formal experiments. Besides stray outliers like Ed Wood & Kinsey, I’ve never especially cared about the traditional biopic as a storytelling medium, but there have been a few recent releases that have shaken up my prejudice against the genre’s tendency for birth-to-death, Wikipedia-synopsis biography. 667 more words

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Sense and Sensibility  (1995) 

Two sisters,Elinor  (Emma Thompson) and Marianne  (Kate Winslet) must cope with sudden destitution following the death of their father and are forced to seek wealth through marriage. 166 more words


Howard's End (2017) 

Back in December, the four part drama adaptation of EM Forster’s eponymous novel concluded on the BBC. 267 more words


I Am Bored Today: Oscar Predictions, 2018

So there’s this DHL commercial from the late 80s or early 90s (sadly unavailable online) which sticks in my mind as one of the all time greats.  8,663 more words


Howards End (2017) First Impressions. 

The social divisions of family and class are brought to the fore through the interactions of three families in this BBC drama. 175 more words


Mrs Brown (1997) 

Queen Victoria  (Judi Dench) finds comfort following the death of her husband Prince Albert, with the support of her faithful Highland servant John Brown  (Billy Connelly). 133 more words


Padmaavat has done India proud, says Hirachand Dand-President of Film Exporters Association

By Manishaa R

The President of the Indian Film Exporters Association, Hirachand Dand has hailed the phenomenal success of Padmaavat in North America, describing it as a celebration of “India’s second biggest masterpiece after Baahubali”. 419 more words