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Four months 18 summers ago in France

In the fall of ’97 I announced I would be leaving my job at Starbucks that December, moving home to Pennsylvania for a few months and then on to southern France, to live in a condo on the beach a few towns up from the Spanish border. 686 more words

Memoir

My Top Five Movies... of All Time!

Movies are a huge part of my life and I’ve watched my fair few over the years. Whenever people ask, I always say that my favourite kind of movies are psychological thrillers. 1,170 more words

Philip Seymour Hoffman: Two Years On.

He was a transformative performer who worked from the inside out, blessed with an emotional transparency that could be overwhelming, invigorating, compelling, devastating.” 310 more words

Films

Wait -- Philip Seymour Hoffman was in that?!

It’s been exactly two years since the passing of actor, director, and producer Philip Seymour Hoffman. For 20 years, Hoffman was a regular presence on the big screen, often playing distinctive supporting roles; his most recent being Plutarch Heavensbee in the popular… 362 more words

Free Movies

365 films in 2016: film 21 (Magnolia 1999)

The 90’s were a good time for directors who wanted to break from the standard hollywood formula, Paul Thomas Anderson managed to do that a few times most notably here with Magnolia. 483 more words

Film

TRUMAN CAPOTE: IN COLD BLOOD

Of himself Capote once said:

“I am a homosexual. I am a drug addict. I am a genius.”

It’s tempting to add to that list ‘I am a spectacularly good self-publicist’ because he certainly was!

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ON WRITING

Mary and Max (2009)

The 2009 stop motion animation indie drama Mary and Max is somewhat of a strange case. It’s ranked among the highest-rated titles of all time on IMDb, but it’s not a particularly well-known film. 826 more words

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