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100 films in 100 days - Signs #100films

The 43rd film in my 100 film challenge was Signs. I remember having high expectations for this film, all those years ago when I went to see it in the cinema – I was just a teenager then! 148 more words

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What is Freedom?

On this hallowed day, July 4, we celebrate 239 years of declared independence from England. And while many in our nation have forgotten or never really learned… 686 more words

I Rank Everything - The Mad Max Movie Series

The Road Warrior is one of my favorite movies and even watching it recently made me see that it’s not just nostalgia. For a movie well over 30 years old it has held up remarkably well. 812 more words

Action Movies

"They may take our lives. But they will never take our freedom!"

From: Braveheart

Genre: Movies

Who said it?: William Wallace

The story behind the quote: The quote Braveheart. The film is based on the life of William Wallace, one of the leaders during the Wars for Sottish Independence. 166 more words

Movies

Rapid Review: Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

“You are not dead until I tell you!” 
– Roger Murtaugh

SYNOPSIS: Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities. 462 more words

Movies

Apocalypto

Apocalypto (2006) directed by Mel Gibson, watched on 6/30/15

 

 Review by Armando

It’s hard to judge a film that claims to be historically faithful when you are not an expert in the cultural history represented in the movie. 809 more words

For the Love of a Princess: A Reflection on Braveheart

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Note: For the optimum reading experience, let the late James Horner transport you to Medieval Scotland. Also, if you have not watched Braveheart, drop that spoon and jar of Nutella right now, get off your ass and watch it to fully soak in my comments. 1,655 more words

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