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We aren't that good!

And the story begins with a place with a diverse culture and rich heritage.

God’s own country – Kerala

What’s left? Gorgeous and exotic beaches, Breathtaking hill Stations, Enchanting waterfalls, Beautiful lagoons, Meandering rivers and Amazing natural scenarios its Ayurvedic treatments, high mountains, gorges and deep-cut valley, lush and evergreen rain forest and coconuts water and oil and foods items and the list goes on.

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The Night of the Hunter, a film directed by Charles Laughton, 1955; Cinematography by Stanley Cortez; Fantasy/Southern Gothic/Film Noir

It would be a mistake to view Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter through the lens of realism when it was created within the prism of a parable and filtered through the eyes and bad dreams of a child. 1,618 more words

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Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

This is the first novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who went on to write the bestselling books Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. Purple Hibiscus  160 more words


Two Televangelist, a Prostitute and a Flat Tire; Part III, Conclusion

Recap of Part II–Pious televangelist mogul Jimmy Swaggart sets his sites on rivals Jim and Tammy Bakker’s PTL Network empire and their ally Reverend Marvin Gorman.

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Because the words spoken by Spencer Tracy in his summary to the jury are truer now than ever before, it’s a good time to remember “Inherit the Wind” and the Scopes Trial during which the future went on trial. 286 more words

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Frailty, a film directed by Bill Paxton, 2002; Thriller

It takes a certain kind of faith to watch a movie. For the duration of, let’s say, an hour and thirty minutes or so we are asked to suspend skepticism and buy into an artistic vision. 1,263 more words

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Twixt (2011)

During a frustrating book-signing tour, washed-up mystery writer Hall Baltimore ends up in a small town with a tragic past and an eccentric sheriff. Originally, Baltimore intended to leave that hell-hole as quickly as possibly, but a dream, the town’s past, and the body the sheriff shows him in the morgue all combine to convince Baltimore to stay and try to start the new book his publisher is so impatiently waiting for. 649 more words
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