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The Damned United

I am an Anglophile, and I have studied a lot about England and its culture and habits. But, their sports (rugby, cricket, and football (or rather, soccer)) are a mystery to me. This film is about what WE (Americans) call soccer and what THEY (Brits) call football. OK – so I’ve heard of soccer and […]

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Coco Before Chanel

What was Coco Chanel like before she became the name behind an empire? Was she always interested in fashion? Did she grow up wearing haute couture? Does she know how to sew or is she just the visionary behind the clothing empire? Well, all of these questions, plus many more, will be answered after watching […]

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Adam is a strong film that is tough to watch. I continuously felt sorry for the main character, Adam, who has Asperger’s Syndrome. But, feeling sorry for Adam is part of the story…the script is written so that we do feel bad for him. The film opens with his father passing away and he now […]

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Classic Love Stories and Romantic Comedies for Valentine’s Day

Adam’s RibAffair to Remember, AnAll That Heaven AllowsAnnie HallApartment, TheAwful Truth, TheBachelor and the Bobby Soxer, The Barefoot in the ParkBorn YesterdayBreakfast at Tiffany’sBride Came C.O.D., The Brief Encounter Bringing Up BabyCasablancaCome SeptemberDesire Under the Elms Desk SetDoctor Zhivago From Here to Eternity Gentlemen Prefer BlondesGilda Glass Bottom Boat, TheGone With the WindGraduate, TheHis Girl […]

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