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Ladies and Gentlemen...A brief intermission

Solder smoke is filling the air as I continue to work on the Shortwave receiver….However, for a moment at least, I’d like to mention an film I’ve enjoyed many times over, and that is 1987’s release of… 169 more words

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JOY

If ever there was a film to motivate you to go out and grab life by the balls, then this is it.

The film begins with an introduction to Joy’s life; a dead end job she hates, an erratic home life, family issues. 302 more words

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Crimson Peak 

Guillermo Del Toro’s latest work of horror is beautiful but lacks in scares and substance at times. CRIMSON PEAK Looks great and feels guinuine. The film was so colorful and had an environment that felt real. 41 more words

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The Book Thief

Directed by Brian Percival, 2013

When Markus Zusak’s bestselling book was adapted into a film in 2013, eyebrows were raised. It remained to be contended whether Brian Percival’s direction really deserved the Academy and whether the powerful cast had actually even managed to portray the realities of Germany through the Hitler years. 634 more words

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Room Deserves All of the Oscars.

Hello, all! I watched Room yesterday, only a day after watching the brutally depressing Grave of the Fireflies. I should’ve seen The Boy and laughed myself to death, but I’d been looking forward to seeing  897 more words

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Stop Reviving Things I Loved

You know when your dear old 92 year old grandad has had fourteen heart attacks, but you keep resuscitating him because of your own selfish need to keep him half alive? 1,011 more words

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Andrei Tarkovsky's films free online

Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986) firmly positioned himself as the finest Soviet director of the post-War period. But his influence extended well beyond the Soviet Union. The Cahiers du cinéma consistently ranked his films on their top ten annual lists. 79 more words

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