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2018 Blindspot Pick #2: Yi Yi (2000)

What is life
But fate’s plaything,
Where some men die while others cling
To watch new youths discover truths
They could have learned from listening? 945 more words


Foreign Film Round-up: January 2018

At the beginning of the year I gave myself a challenge. My goal was to see at least three foreign films that I have not seen before each month. 872 more words

Elevator To The Gallows Review

It’s time to take a look at a French murder thriller. It’s pretty rare that I see a film which isn’t American or Japanese so it’s always interesting to see how everyone else handles this. 1,167 more words


Book review: Minced, Marinated, and Murdered

Minced, Marinated, and Murdered
(Gourmet Crimes, #1)

by Noël Balen and Vanessa Barrot
Translated by Anne Trager,
adapted by Amy Richards
First published in French…
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Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

(Source: thenextweb.com)

In an effort to prevent foreign actors from surreptitiously manipulating audiences with ads concerning US elections, Facebook will send postcards in the mail to verify advertisers’ presence in the country, … 203 more words


Un Village Française

A French Village is set in German occupied France, World War II. We are being shown local townspeople being forced to make choices to survive. It is romantic, because there is always love when you are in a traumatic situation. 1,607 more words