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On Second Thought: “Selena” A 20th Anniversary Special

Film, for better or for worse, is great at being able to pull back a curtain on the lives of well known people, be they dead or alive. 1,910 more words


Review: Woman in Gold, 2015, dir. Simon Curtis

“Can a single great performance elevate an otherwise middle-of-the-road movie? Judging by the recent big-screen efforts of Simon Curtis: absolutely. The British filmmaker made waves in 2011 with My Week With Marilyn, a movie held aloft by a tremendous turn from the luminous Michelle Williams, who spends the picture making everyone look better both in front of and behind the camera just by gracing the frame with her presence. 52 more words


Njina Queen of Angola

Queen Nzinga (Nzinga Mbande), the monarch of the Mbundu people, was a resilient leader who fought against the Portuguese and their expanding slave trade in Central Africa.

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At First Glance: “Bessie”

TV movie’s are, more often than not, crap. We’re constantly exposed to ones that are rushed through the various stages, remakes (unneeded), or just bad films from the beginning, be it because of a certain network (ahem, Lifetime), or something else altogether. 726 more words


American Film Institute Best Thriller and Horror Movies

American Film Institute Best Thriller and Horror Movies.

American Film Institute Best Thriller and Horror Movies

1. PSYCHO 1960

2. JAWS 1975

3. THE EXORCIST 1973… 264 more words


Dirty Dancing (1987)

Dirty Dancing (1987).

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Director: Emile Ardolino
Screenplay: Eleanor Bergstein
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey
Genre: Romance, Music, Drama

Budget: $6,000,000
Gross: $63,892,689… 342 more words