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A Movie for Springtime: "Enchanted April" (1991)

Caroline, Mrs. Fisher, Lottie, and Rose enjoying a repast at their beloved Mediterranean castle.

Who among us has not looked out the window above our work desk (that is, if we’re lucky enough to have a window) and dreamed of a lovely vacation at some wondrous spot on earth?  521 more words

Foreign Film

The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

Antonina Zabinski (Jessica Chastain) and her husband Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) are the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo. Their lives are thrown into turmoil when Germany invades and occupies Poland. 1,336 more words


Period film: Live By Night (2016)

Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) is playing with fire in 1920s Boston. His girlfriend, Emma Gould (Sienna Miller), happens to also be the mistress of Albert White (Robert Glenister), the notorious leader of Boston’s Irish gang. 517 more words


Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Some of Hollywood’s most famous characters are its monsters, and no I’m not referring to studio executives. Kong was one of cinema’s first international stars, a stop-motion marvel in 1933 that had a hankering for blonde women. 1,829 more words


The Great Wall (2017)

The Great Wall is the most expensive film in Chinese history and the first major co-production between an American film studio and a Chinese-owned studio. While Matt Damon is the name above the title, it’s filled with recognizable Chinese stars, like Andy Lau, Eddie Peng, and pop star Lu Han. 1,421 more words


The Founder (2016)

The Founder aims to be The Social Network of hamburgers and milkshakes, a warts-and-all biopic of a huckster who glommed onto other’s success and transformed it into an empire, a pragmatically ruthless entrepreneur run rampant with ambition and leaving behind a trail of lawsuits and disgruntled little people. 1,771 more words


Period film: Jackie (2016)

Jackie is a film about a great American tragedy… but it’s not really about the tragedy at all.

The life, presidency, and assassination of John F. 538 more words

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