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Re: Frank

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Frank is a black comedy about an offbeat group of musicians lead by their eccentric front man, Frank, a guy who never takes off his large fake head. 308 more words

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Movie Recommendation: Only When I Dance

Only When I Dance, a documentary in the Portuguese language with English subtitles, tells the story of two aspiring teenagers from violent and poverty stricken neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro who pursue their dreams of becoming professional ballet dancers.

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Re: Shame

The irony of Shame is that if director/writer Steve McQueen had given his main character, Brandon (Michael Fassbender), a drug or alcohol addiction instead of a sex addiction, this film would have been taken more seriously. 446 more words

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Re: Reader, I Saw the Adaptation

I was eager to see this adaptation of Jane Eyre, in part because I wanted to compare with North & South (written by Charlotte Bronte’s contemporary and BFF, Elizabeth Gaskell) and in part because I wanted to prepare for Mia Wasikowska’s visit to similar Victorian Gothic territory in this fall’s Crimson Peak. 255 more words

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HISTORIC MOVIE IDEAS FOR JULY

July’s historic viewing suggestions:


1776 (1972) (American Revolution)
Anastasia (1956) (Russian Revolution)
The Greatest Show On Earth (1952) (Mid-20th Century)
Justin Morgan Had A Horse… 17 more words

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Re: Once Upon a Time in the West

I love Westerns and I’m always interested in seeing how modern filmmakers interpret the genre. First up is Slow West starring Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee. 498 more words

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Belle - Movie Recommendation

I watched this movie on the weekend and I really enjoyed it. I’ve always had a love for history, but I’d never heard of this true story or these events. Worth watching!

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