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Recommendation Sunday - 28/6/2015


It’s been a while, so let’s not spend to much time on the intro. No particular theme or anything, but all of the films can be considered “cult classics” (the last one not so much). 332 more words



June’s historic viewing suggestions:
Anne Of The Thousand Days (1969) (Tudor England)
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) (Time Travel)
Brigham Young (1940) (19th Century) 25 more words


Re: Star-Crossed Lovers

I had the happy experience of discovering the filmed version of David Leveaux’s 2013 production of “Romeo & Juliet” starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, now available on DVD and streaming video, and it was just as wonderful as advertised. 322 more words

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7 Fantastic, Underrated Movies You Can Watch on Netflix Tonight

1. Grizzly Man (2005)

10 Words or Fewer Summary: Man devotes entire life to bears, gets mauled by bear

This documentary from legendary German director Werner Herzog follows Timothy Treadwell, a grizzly bear activist who devoted years of his life to living with the creatures in the wild despite the enormous danger and considerable criticism. 1,293 more words

Re: Two Shakespearean Plays on DVD

The Globe Theater’s production of Henry V with Jamie Parker in the title role.

After the triumph of Henry IV, Part One and Two with Jamie Parker as Prince Hal and Roger Allam as Falstaff, I was looking forward to seeing what the same production company did with Henry V, the third play in the Prince Hal trilogy. 333 more words

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TMP Recommends: Five films on TCM, May 27 - June 2

Welcome to this week’s installment of TMP Recommends, where I share five films that you should be keeping an eye out for on TCM over the next seven days. 700 more words


Mad Max: Unbreakable Furiosa

Do yourself a favor and go see Mad Max: Fury Road, a George Miller masterpiece that promises one of the greatest cinematic experiences in years. 338 more words