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The "Final Frontier" is something that people all around the world have been seeking out from the beginning of time. As citizens of this planet we like to call Earth, there have always been barriers that we have had to overcome. Be it the invention…
instantly a massive success. Recipient of six Oscar nominations and one Oscar award, two British Academy nominations and a BA award, Witness is still considered by some people to be not only the director's, Peter Weir, best production but also to…
Juliet is, arguably, one of the most popular plays of all time. Since the first performance in the 16th century, audiences have been captivated by the story of two amorous adolescents fighting against the odds to consummate their dream of lifelong love…
at Chinese culture in the 1920s. I thought particularly interesting the fact that the master and the other men in this film did not seem to play an active role in the events of the house. The men controlled most things, but sort of took second…
is a movie made in the 80's about 5 very different teenagers who are forced to spend the day in detention. At first, they appear to be judgmental of the others but by the end they learn to respect one another because they aren't so different after…
to have it all: a beautiful girlfriend, a house in Hollywood, a nice car, and a successful career, until he is included on the infamous Hollywood Blacklist. Soon everything seems to disappear. He loses his job as a scriptwriter, his girlfriend, and…
        When Parker Posey debuted this film in 1997, along with three others, she quickly became the sweetheart of independent films. No one else had the gift for adapting such a stiffly written, complexly neurotic character to the screen with…
but wholly inadequate description of Oprah Winfrey, who rose from humble origins to reach the highest tier of media success. Her Chicago-based talk show, in national syndication since 1986, brushed aside veterans like Phil Donohue to become the top-rated…
on the true story of Augusto Odone (Nick Nolte) and his wife, Michaela (Susan Sarandon), as they fight to save the life and sanity of their son, Lorenzo (Zack O'Malley Greenburg). Lorenzo, was diagnosed in early 1984 as a victim of A.L.D. A.L.D.…
everyday sensations of hunger, tiredness, stress and hurt feelings. Thoughts of excitement, future events, and oncoming outings. The previous briefly describes a normal life-one that will soon be recorded and put onto film. The film requires two…
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