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Of Friendship, Faith, and Death: A Film Series for the Ages

Perhaps we’re most happy when we’re not aware of it, and enjoying a relaxed meal with some friends, just being with friends.
~ Neil Hughes

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Is Unlocked 2017's Jason Bourne?

Noomi Rapace (‘Prometheus’ and ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’) plays Alice Racine; a headbutting, dual pistol wielding CIA agent caught up in a terrorist deception that puts London in imminent danger of a biological attack. 210 more words

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Trailers - Speech & Debate (2017), The Bad Batch (2016) and Unlocked (2017)

Based on the off-Broadway play by Stephen Karam (who also provides the screenplay), Speech & Debate concerns a trio of troubled teenagers who are all struggling to find their places in life, and most urgently, their school. 450 more words



Trailer for  UNLOCKED

NOOMI RAPACE (Prometheus, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) headlines the action thriller UNLOCKED. Once one of the CIA’s top interrogators, Alice Racine’s (Rapace) career was sidelined when she failed “to unlock” a prisoner in time to save the lives of dozens of innocent people from a terrorist attack in Paris. 84 more words


The World Is Not Enough (1999)

James Bond investigates the murder of a wealthy industrialist within the very walls of MI6 by the ruthless terrorist who kidnapped and tortured his young daughter. 225 more words


The UP Series

The Up Series is a series of documentaries that started as one-hour TV docs that evolved into feature length films. In 1964, Granada Television selected 20 seven-year-olds in Britain from widely different backgrounds. 984 more words
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Michael Apted: Keeping the Line Between Fact and Fiction Sharply in Focus

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — For Michael Apted, it’s not critical whether a story is told as a documentary or as a narrative, he says. He’s done both, having begun his film career with the almost accidental invention of the “longitudinal documentary” with 1963’s “7 Up!” and its follow-up editions every seven years, following 14 Britons throughout their lives. 386 more words