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Des Hommes et des Dieux [Of Gods and Men] (2010)


I’m beginning to wonder if there is as much of a formula to making European arthouse films as there is to making westerns or horrors or any other formulaic genre picture. 1,084 more words

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a movie Id[e]a - plus two more

Ida is one of the best films I’ve watched in a long time – foreign or otherwise. This one won the BAFTA for the best Film Not in the English Language this year: 132 more words


Grace Lee Whitney, Our Favorite Yeoman

The Star Trek Family is in mourning once again. This time for the loss of Grace Lee Whitney, best known to Star Trek fans as Yeoman Janice Rand. 460 more words


Movie Quotes and Wisdom -- #1

“How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand– there is no going back. 241 more words


Saints of a Different Order

Despite the veil of pre-dawn darkness that covered the area in a stirring stillness, the first light of dawn had illuminated the distant, snowy caps of the High Atlas with a fiery orange glow, and a pink-hued blanket of light spread over the distant hills. 1,485 more words


Of Gods and Men (2010)

Beautifully filmed with indeligible images: a monk praying in front of a window, the brothers chanting as a helicopter passes overhead, the confrontation with the terrorists.

Rating: Very good (3.5)

Of Gods and Men (2011)

Of Gods and Men

★ ★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Xavier Beauvois

Starring Lambert Wilson as Christian

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In an Algerian village, the monks of a monastery are forced to decide whether to stay or leave when they find out that an Islamic extremist group is threatening the village. 358 more words