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Maps to the Stars (and Impossible Pain)

In unhealthy situations, it can be dangerous to come between people and the pain they suppress. Pain has a way of transferring to unrelated situations and interfering.  441 more words

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Jane Eyre (2011)

Director – Cary Joji Fukunaga

Starring – Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell

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Based on the 1847 novel by Charlotte Brontë, this is one of many adaptations, but the first I have watched.  31 more words

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JANE EYRE. 2011. REVIEW BY SANDRA HARRIS. ©

JANE EYRE. 2011. DIRECTED BY CARY FUKUNAGA. STARRING MIA WASIKOWSKA, MICHAEL FASSBENDER AND JUDI DENCH. REVIEW BY SANDRA HARRIS. ©

This is a gorgeous, sumptuous film, with enough fantastic old gothic houses and bleak windswept and rain-lashed moors and gardens in it to satisfy even me, who’s notoriously fussy about that kind of thing. 721 more words

Does Bradley Cooper Ever Actually Fire a Rifle in American Sniper?

Two of my more widely viewed reviews of 2015 are the Australian film “Tracks,” about the Australian explorer Robyn Davidson, and “American Sniper.” A question came to mind. 337 more words

Personal Diary

Movie Mania: The Double (2013)

I am a storyteller. I illustrated and wrote a book at age 4-5ish entitled *The Green Ball*, I think. My mama still has it in a long green cardboard box full of playground memories a smell distantly of Colorado (where I spent ages 2-8). 593 more words

'Map to the Stars' Review: Is that the best you could do?

David Cronenberg is best known for his films The Fly, A History of Violence, and the under-appreciated sci-fi flick eXistenZ. While he kicked butt in seeing those plotlines come to fruition, he took a risk in releasing… 944 more words

Reviews

Tracks (2013) and Wild (2014): Two almost identical films that have almost nothing in common

It’s all about the backpack.

Tracks and Wild have such similar plots, and were released so close to each other, that it makes me wonder if the United States and Australian film industries had some kind of a wager. 1,531 more words

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