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Embracing the Melodrama Part II #76: Children of a Lesser God (dir by Randa Haines)

So, we all know that The Hurt Locker was the first best picture winner to have been directed by a woman.  And we also all know that, when Kathryn Bigelow won her Oscar for that film, she was the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director. 560 more words


Children of a Lesser God

Released:  1986

Cast:  Marlee Matlin, William Hurt, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco, Allison Gompf

Oscar Wins:  Best Actress (Marlee Matlin)

Oscar Nominations:  Best Picture, Best Actor (William Hurt), Best Supporting Actress (Piper Laurie), Best Adapted Screenplay (Hesper Anderson, Mark Medoff) 527 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Mitch Kurylowicz: Making the world a better place

In a barren field in the Narok south district of Kenya last year, Michelle Douglas dug a small but deep hole.

As the sun beat down on her head, a tall Maasai warrior named Meikuaya helped out, no doubt wondering what the heck this blond Canadian woman was doing. 918 more words


Episode 23: Get Hard

This week we review Get Hard starring Will Ferrell as a clueless millionaire who enlists Kevin Hart to help him prepare for his impending time in prison. 170 more words


A Word

Happy Thursday folks.

So, it was going to happen eventually. I was bound to have a week where I couldn’t think about anything that happened recently that was specifically related to me and that had to do with hearing impairments (shocking, I know). 1,851 more words


CincyRA: Film Festival February 27- March 7, 2015 featuring Marlee Matlin

Join Cincy Reel Abilities for this years film festival, starting Feb. 27 running thru March 7. Check out http://www.cincyra.org/films/ for the film times and locations. More information thru their website as well, … 41 more words

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