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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

News

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

Drama

Coal Miner's Daughter

Film Title

Coal Miner’s Daughter

Director

Michael Apted

Starring

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

Class Action (1991)

When I first launched this site to give my personal stories and views on films one of the first things I did was a live posting on how much I miss Gene Hackman on screen ( 550 more words

Daily Take

Enigma (2001)

When it’s on: Saturday, 14 March (10.45 pm)
Channel: BBC2
IMDb Link

In the build-up to this year’s Academy Awards, I managed to catch a screening of… 863 more words

BBC2

Incident at Oglala

Incident at Oglala is a documentary by British filmmaker Michael Apted about the killing of two FBI agents on a South Dakota Indian reservation which led to the murder conviction of Leonard Peltier. 1,072 more words

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