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Gorillas in the Mist

The life of Dian Fossey is unique, beautiful and passionate, just like this film.  Under Michael Apted’s direction, Gorillas in the Mist is an exotic biopic that immerses us in Fossey’s world among the gorillas and celebrates her life’s work. 434 more words

Oscar Snubbed Films


Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 1 hour 59 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for Intense Sequences of Action Violence, Sexuality and Innuendo

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode… 723 more words


Oscars: Some Modest Proposals for the Governors Awards

August 25 will be a big night for Academy board members: That’s when they select 2015 recipients of the Governors Awards.

According to the website, AMPAS encourages members of the Academy to weigh in. 461 more words


Throwback Trailer: Continental Divide (1981)

Chicago reporter Ernie Souchak (John Belushi) is beaten up by double-dealing police officers after he writes about an unethical city councilman. Hoping to keep Ernie safe, his editor, Howard McDermott (Allen Goorwitz), tells him to head west. 47 more words

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TV Directors Strive For Historical Accuracy in Period Dramas

When it comes to the Emmy race, what’s old is new again. The Television Academy is known for embracing series that revolve around bygone eras and the directing category is no exception. 991 more words


Chasing Mavericks (2012)

Temperature: Tempered

Surfing movies are about spending a lot of time at the beach while being cool. Normally this type of movies does not involve anything about the preparation of the athletes on this sport. 555 more words


Coal Miner's Daughter

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Coal Miner’s Daughter


Michael Apted


  • Sissy Spacek as Loretta Lynn
  • Tommy Lee Jones as Doolittle Lynn
  • Beverly D’Angelo as Patsy Cline…
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