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History Buffs: Dances with Wolves

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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men is a 1957 American drama film adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose.[4][5] Written and co-produced by Rose himself and directed by Sidney Lumet, this trial film tells the story of a jury … Continue reading

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The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener is a 2005 political thriller film directed by Fernando Meirelles. The screenplay by Jeffrey Caine is based on the John le Carré novel of the same name. The film follows Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), a British diplomat … Continue reading

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Star Wars

Published on Sep 5, 2014 Rare 1977 Alec Guinness Interview on Star Wars on Parkinson Talk Show Published on May 14, 2014 In this interview made in 1999 Bill Moyers discusses with George Lucas how Joseph Campbell and his concept … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (1939) is a short story by James Thurber. The most famous of Thurber’s stories,[1] it first appeared in The New Yorker on March 18, 1939, and was first collected in his book My World … Continue reading

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The drop

The Drop (film) The Drop is a 2014 American crime drama film directed by Michaël R. Roskam and written by Dennis Lehane. The film is based on Dennis Lehane’s 2009 short story “Animal Rescue“. Lehane also adapted the script into … Continue reading

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Dogville

Dogville is a 2003 Danish drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, and starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Chloë Sevigny, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård, Udo Kier, Ben Gazzara and James Caan. It is a parable that uses an … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee

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Gravity

Check out this eye-popping behind-the-scenes making of Alfonso Cuarón’s space spectacle Gravity. It’s almost unbelievable how all this CG and motion capture transformed into that nail-bitingly realistic film. WARNING there are some major spoilers for the ending.

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