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If you are a true movie buff on 20th Century films, you enjoy the trivia, as well as the “facts”, about your favorite movies and their stars. 297 more words

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فرانس میں پہلے سرکاری، پھر نجی اداروں میں بھی حجاب کرنے پر پابندی عائد کر دی گئی۔ باحجاب مسلمان خواتین کو مجبور کیا گیا کہ وہ اسکارف اتار پھینکیں، ورنہ حجاب کی قیمت چکانے، اپنی نوکریوں سے ہاتھ دھونے کے لیے تیار ہو جائیں۔ مگر سلام ہے ان خواتین پر جنھوں نے بے روزگاری قبول کر لی، مگر حجاب ترک کرنے سے انکار کر دیا۔ فرانس کی حکومت نے ایک قدم اور آگے بڑھاتے ہوئے اسکولوں اور تعلیمی اداروں میں بھی بچیوں کے اسکارف پہنے پر …


Trumbo - ★ ★ ★ ★ DVD Review

Even though Trumbo is not my usual cup of tea, I felt that I had to watch it because of its Oscar nomination.  Bryan Cranston was a deserving Best Actor nominee for his excellent performance as Dalton Trumbo, a top Hollywood screenwriter who was blacklisted by the industry for his communist leaning political beliefs in the mid 1940s.  379 more words

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I get absolutely and undeniably attached to book characters to the point where I cry and laugh with them, and physically miss them when I finish reading the book.  

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Never Give Up

There are very few of us for whom life is given to us on a silver platter. Most of us have to pull ourselves up by our bootstraps to reach whatever goal we are working toward. 114 more words


Maybe he's stupid.....but Sigh Baba sayeth #28

I wonder what is more racist – not nominating any black/latino (ok, non-white) actor/actress for an Oscar, or increasing the number of black/latino (fine, non-white) voting members, because they’ll only pick color-matched nominees. 15 more words


88th Academy Awards - Oscars 2016 Nominees & Winners

With the 88th Academy Awards last night the awards season is finally drawing to a close. The Oscars 2016 took place against a back drop of #Oscarssowhite, with Chris Rock presenting, and The Revenant sweeping other awards ceremonies. 551 more words

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