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47 Movie Blogs #16 – Epic Foreshadowing / Reveal Moments

Today’s topic is to do with those great moments where something is revealed, and it’s surprising but also satisfying, because you can immediately see that the story “played fair”.  2,269 more words


I'm Sick of It

Every once in a while a song will speak to me.  The timing is perfect, preparing you for the lyrics about to be sung.  Whether its a coincidence, divine intervention or fate, this message connects with your soul.  197 more words


Day 106 - Mystic River - 2003

Directed by Clint Eastwood Mystic River tells the tale of three young boys in Boston.  It showcases the ability of Eastwood’s storytelling skills and how it unfolds the tragedy of the past to effect the recent tragedy of the present. 488 more words


Mission to Mars

It was the year 2000: my skirts were short. Practically microscopic. And the little shirts I wore hardly bridged the gap. I thought I was hot shit, and presumably so did the two boys treating me to a Sunday night movie (a school night!). 938 more words


Short Cuts (1993, Robert Altman)

Short Cuts is about a weekend in Los Angeles. It’s a Robert Altman ensemble piece with twenty-two principle characters (though at least six of them are questionable–it really has three stories and then some tangents). 2,250 more words


The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Bank Merchant Andy Dufresne is convicted of the murder of his wife and her lover, and sentenced to life imprisonment at Shawshank prison. Life seems to have taken a turn for the worse, but fortunately Andy befriends some 69 more words


The shawshank redemption

When most of the people were going Gaga over Typical Bollywood movie Phillauri, I got to watch The Shawshank Redemption, just by chance. It all happened when I saw 1994 crime, Drama… 139 more words