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Il Postino: The Postman (1994)

April is National Poetry Month, and today’s review centers on a film that celebrates the beauty of poetry—Il Postino: The Postman, a whimsical tale of the friendship between a postman and a famous poet. 544 more words

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Björk: Biophilia Live

Synopsis: ‘biophilia live’ is a concert film directed by peter strickland and nick fenton and produced by jacqui edenbrow that captures the human element of björk’s multi-disciplinary multimedia project: biophilia. 1,291 more words


7 great MOVIES to ENJOY AND help YOUR ENGLISH learning too!

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Frankly there are thousands of movies to choose from both from the US and UK and I’m also going to say …India! 609 more words


Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R/SA Current (3/19 and 3/26 issues)


*After a 2014 dominated by revenge narratives, Argentinean director Damian Szifron’s Oscar-nominated Wild Tales is the revenge film to end all revenge films, a glorious and bonkers blast of visual creativity and storytelling energy, and one of the most purely entertaining films of the year. 170 more words

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) Directed by Ken Loach Written by Paul Laverty Starring: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

Two brothers (Murphy, Delaney) find themselves pulled into the conflict between their own people and the British forces occupying Ireland. 522 more words


Suite Française – French film, German perspective

I always keep an ear out for foreign references in English – it’s an occupational hazard.  This week the news headlines were full of foreign, mainly French, words.   1,070 more words


"Tomboy" A French Film

I would hate to be Mikael.

This movie is a typically French film in cinematic style. If you’re not able to sit through an hour and 20 minutes of quiet dialogue, no overt storyline, subtitles and varying shades of sublety without turning to snoring, I don’t recommend this. 275 more words