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The Incredible Story of Honorable Men Inspired by True Events in 'Bridge of Spied'

Master filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who produced and directed blockbuster movies brings another yet award winning movie with a high-pedigreed ensemble of actors in the historical thrilling drama “Bridge of Spies” based on true events starring Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan, Mark Rylance, Austin Stowell and Alan Alda. 702 more words


The Wooden Baby and the Restoration of Maternal Attachment

I love lesser known tales that vary from the more predictable narratives. The Czech fairy tale The Wooden Baby is a fantastically macabre tale that does not have many common variants. 1,254 more words

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"Bridge of Spies" Film Review

Note: I had the opportunity to see an advanced screening of “Bridge of Spies.”

Brains, thrills and gusto are three words that I would use to describe “Bridge of Spies.”  Brains because this is one sharp written screenplay from Matt Charman (“Suite Française”) and Joel and Ethan Coen (“Fargo” “No Country For Old Men”). 567 more words


The Bridge of Spies: The exchange of Francis Gary Powers for Rudolph Abel

Francis Gary Powers, Jr. is the son of Francis Gary Powers who served as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and completed twenty-seven U-2 photographic reconnaissance missions for the CIA, including several overflights of the Soviet Union, until shot down by a Soviet surface-to-air missile on May 1, 1960. 746 more words

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Pilots, Premieres, and First Looks - "Red Band Society" (Canceled)

Who:  “Red Band Society,” aired on network TV, specifically on FOX, during the 2014-2015 season.

What: “Red Band Society,” a drama following teenage patients in a hospital’s pediatric terminal ward, with the head nurse played by Octavia Spencer ( 1,908 more words

2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Director

This post was updated on October 6th.

We obviously still need to wait and see if the marquee films are actually good, but this looks like a stacked category this year. 1,849 more words


'Bridge Of Spies' Review: Spielberg, Hanks & The Coen Brothers Team For Landmark Cold War Thriller

When the names Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Joel and Ethan Coen are on the same film you might imagine you would have something special, and certainly Oscar worthy. 602 more words

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