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The Florida Project

Sean Baker has managed to capture the true innocence and sheer joy of being a child

A film at its absolute sun shining, and glorious best, The Florida Project is an absolute marvel as it looks into the difficulties single mothers on low incomes experience, as well as the duty of care that comes with creating homes for young children, through the eyes of life loving and naive children. 235 more words


New Favorite Movie of 2017? The Florida Project Review

Award season is just around the corner and there are some festival films coming to theaters that are getting buzz. Will one of them be my favorite film of 2017? 302 more words


The English Patient (1996)

Dir. Anthony Minghella. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Juliette Binoche

The English Patient is one of the best film adaptations of a novel from the past twenty-five years not because of its faithfulness but because of its evocation.  1,444 more words


Murder On The Orient Express

Murder On The Orient Express is much like watching the engine tear past, as its secrets and mysteries are deduced from afar

Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) is set to return to London from Istanbul and is kindly offered a place upon the magnificent steam engine The Orient Express. 334 more words


Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

One of my big complaints when it comes to humans and movies that are based on books is that invariably most humans I know will say, “It isn’t as good as the book.”   I have many problems with this statement not the least of which is that it is impossible to turn a 400+ page book, or whatever sized book, into an enjoyable 2 hour movie.  1,269 more words


Murder on the Orient Express: 30yrs Later and Still Surprising!!!

As big a movie fan as I am I must admit to never having seen the original. Debuting in 1974 Agatha Christie’s whodunit crime drama made a lasting impression. 459 more words