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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) Film Review

I think we all know who Abraham Lincoln is, yes? One of the most famous presidents of the United States of America? Well, did you know that he was also a vampire hunter? This historically accurate drama shows how Lincoln … Continue reading

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Lincoln (2012) Film Review

The American Civil War was a war to end slavery. That was the key issue, as was my understanding. The thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution made slavery in the United States illegal. These things happened around the same time; … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) Film Review

Matthew McConaughey  plays Mick Hailer, a lawyer in Hollywood who plays hard and defends nasty, nasty criminals. He’s a smooth talker and has a reputation for getting the guilty off. Then he gets the case of Louis Roulet (Ryan Phillippe), … Continue reading

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Darkest Hour (2017) Film Review

I don’t know a lot about Churchill – I know of his alcoholism, his depression (famously, his black dog) and the ‘We will fight on the beaches” speech. I found it fascinating in the Darkest Hour to learn about how … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist vs The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid A Pakistani man, Changez, lives in America, works in the financial sector and is doing really well for himself. He loves an American women, but she has a lot of mental health issues, and … Continue reading

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Awards Season 2013

The BAFTAs, Golden Globes and Oscars for 2013 have all taken place. I am somewhat disappointed that I didn’t get to see all of them, but the challenge is not over! Below are the nominees and winners. Nominees for the … Continue reading

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