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Ten Actresses with a Solid Best Actress Chance

1. Cate Blanchett for “Carol”

Cate Blanchett has already been receiving praise for her performance after “Carol” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May.  This actress is an icon and a genius, receiving a total of 6 Oscar nominations, 2 of them being wins (“Blue Jasmine” and “The Aviator”)!   374 more words


Movie of the week #27

Room with a view (1985)

Directed by James Ivory

Written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Based on the novel of the same name by E.M. Forster. 74 more words


My Old Lady (2014) Movie Review

Among the dozen films I’d watched at the Toronto International Film Festival last September, two are apt selections for the annual Paris In July blogging event hosted by Tamara in… 932 more words


The Lady in the Van - Official Trailer

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that’s parked in his driveway.


California Suite (1978)

I must say that with a cast like the one that turned up for this Neil Simon screenplay the laughs don’t come nearly as often as I would have liked though Walter Matthau delivered the goods in a slapstick performance. 599 more words

Daily Take

Series Review: Downton Abbey Season 3


Rating: 8.5/10

Mary and Michael. GAWSH. Talk about the romance of the century. I love these two characters on a level where I actually need someone to often remind me that they are in fact not real. 540 more words


The feel of the wild: MWHS grad makes nature documentary, chases filmmaking dream

For Mound native and MWHS graduate Maggie Smith, nature and film go hand-in-hand. Smith, who is studying science and natural history filmmaking on a graduate level at Montana State University, recently collaborated with the Sierra Club to make a film highlighting the Gallatin Mountain Range. Read the rest

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