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Free State of Jones (2016)

Well meaning and somberly recreated, Free State of Jones is a historical drama that wants to illuminate the story of Newton Knight (Matthew McConaughey) who deserted from the Confederate army and seceded from the very people who seceded from the United States. 381 more words

Drama

Effie Gray - Review

Effie Gray – 2014

Director – Richard Laxton

Written by- Emma Thompson

Starring:

Dakota Fanning as Effie Gray

Greg Wise as John Ruskin

Tom Sturridge as John Everett Millais… 507 more words

FILM

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

The biggest enemy of the celebrated Coen brothers always seems to be expectations. I count only two misfires during their storied filmmaking careers, but sometimes their larks are pilloried for not quite measuring up to their masterpieces. 321 more words

Comedy

The Nice Guys (2016)

Ever since I heard about its production, and especially after watching the first trailer, I have been intensely anticipating The Nice Guys, mostly because of my fervent and undying love for 2005’s… 312 more words

Action

The Nice Guys is a fun, thoughtful noir comedy with a subversive vein

Rating: 4.25/5

Shane Black’s latest film, The Nice Guys, is set in Los Angeles in 1977. Smog hangs over the city like the rain in… 1,433 more words

Movies

Happy Victoria Day!

Since it’s Victoria Day in Canada, I’d like to mention that The Young Victoria starring Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend one of the most beautiful movies I’ve ever seen. 62 more words

Fashion

The Witch

After being banished by the church, William (Ralph Ineson) and his family of Puritans are forced to begin a new life on the cusp of the unknown – in this case, a small plot of land by a spooky thicket of woods. 251 more words

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