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Film Review - Date Night
By admin On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Film Review – Date Night

Date Night, starring everyone’s favourite comedians Tina Fey and Steve Carell. It is silly, funny and all round enjoyable. Date Night is about a couple called the Fosters, Fey and Carell, with two kids, jobs More...

Christmas in Connecticut - Seasonal Fun
By admin On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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Movie Review: Christmas in Connecticut – Seasonal Fun

Peter Godfrey directed the Warner Brothers classic, Christmas in Connecticut. While dated in some aspects, the enjoyment is perennial. While there may be no Barbara Stanwyck counterpart lusting after a mink coat More...

Melodrama Classic Film Genre Makes Useful Cinematography Study
By admin On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Melodrama Classic Film Genre Makes Useful Cinematography Study

Melodrama came to its peak in the late 1930s, with King Vidor’s Stella Dallas (1937), and was supreme in the 1940s. It is an important genre not only because of the huge audiences it attracts, but because More...

Angels With Dirty Faces Movie (1938)
By admin On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Angels With Dirty Faces Movie (1938)

While Cagney and O’Brien share billing in this, the sixth of their nine pictures together, Angels really is Cagney’s film. His anti-hero is a richer role, and with that trademark kinetic energy, Cagney More...

Film Review: Malcolm X, an African American nationalist leader
By admin On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Film Review: Malcolm X, an African American nationalist leader

Malcolm X is arguably one of Spike Lee’s best films, and Denzel Washington played the role of the charismatic leader to perfection. Highly dramatic with some romantic overtones and a large dose of political More...

Asian Criminal Groups - Chinese Triads, Japanese Yakuza, Vietnamese/Laotian Gangs
By admin On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Asian Criminal Groups – Chinese Triads, Japanese Yakuza, Vietnamese/Laotian Gangs

Similar to Italian-American criminal groups, Asian gangs were first formed long ago and consisted of outlaws, bandits and several other kinds of notorious malcontents. Today they are still highly organized and are More...

Apocalypse Now: Vietnam Film from American Perspective
By admin On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Apocalypse Now: Vietnam Film from American Perspective

Platoon is a classic 1986 movie about a young American recruit sent to Vietnam who witnesses the horrors of war and its effect on his fellow soldiers. Identifying With the Americans Platoon follows the story of More...

By Paul Linus On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Biopic PM Narendra Modi not releasing on April 5

Biopic PM Narendra Modi will not be hitting the theaters as scheduled, April 5th. Its release has been postponed and if believed to lawyer of filmmaker Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has not given clearance More...

By Paul Linus On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Toy Story 3 Film Review

Pixar isn’t known for cranking out sequels. Toy Story is the only Pixar production to receive not only one sequel, but two. There are discussions and gossip of a Cars 2 or a Monsters Inc 2 but as of right More...

By Paul Linus On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Classic Movie Review: Here Comes Mr. Jordan

The film pretty much pioneered the guardian angel sub-genre, and outside of It’s a Wonderful Life, may be the best of the lot. As prizefighter Joe Pendleton, Oscar-nominated Robert Montgomery (real-life father More...