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FWeekly: Fifty Shades of…

…ANNIE’S DESPAIR. As I’ve mentioned before, I loved loved loved Spacey’s work as Bobby Darin in the biopic Beyond the Sea. His performance included singing some of the late artist’s most beloved tunes, and this week I had a much…

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Zou Bisou: Hemingway on Nobility

Today would be the 115th birthday of american author Ernest Hemingway. His novels were a source of inspiration for many films, some of which the following: A Farewell to Arms (1932), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), To Have and…

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FWeekly: I’m a Donna Fan

FWeekly is just a fancy way to say week recap/link post.  It has titles too now, because experts say your attention span is really short.  You really should work on that. pure fucking sex on a throneThis week’s True Blood episode…

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Smelling Napalm for the First Time: List of Shame Update

Having seen over half the movies I set out to watch and having written about only a few of them, it has become clear to me that there won’t be 100 List of Shame posts because there simply isn’t all…

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Queens of Saigon and Chevy Malibus | Film Aesthetics

Now that I’ve had enough time to digest Lana Del Rey‘s new album, Ultraviolence, a better look at her two newest videos is order. The album is still pure Del Rey, but instead of catchy beats with a mainstream feel…

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Zou Bisou: Tom Hanks | Top 10

Today marks the 58th birthday of Hollywood’s most beloved actor, Tom Hanks. so Here’s a Top 10 of my favourite hanks movies! Still to see (1993 onward): The Great Buck Howard, The Green Mile, Cloud Atlas, Road to Perdition, The Lady…

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Suddenly, Last June

NOTE: Before we dive deep into June’s many movies, I’d like to bring to your attention the beautiful romantic photography by Nishe – there’s an exquisite delicateness to her work that is truly remarkable. Though slow on the blog, June was rich…

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Funny Games: Who are you betting on?

Directed and Written by MICHAEL HANEKE Starring MICHAEL PITT, NAOMI WATTS, TIM ROTH and BRADY CORBET The first time Haneke makes it very clear that this is not your average horror/thriller is when a calm (and rather snobbish) game of…

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FWeekly: Gliding free to that unfathomed, boundless sea, the silent grave

quote by Pascal Mercier, from Night Train to Lisbon | Post Title still from the movie Night Train to Lisbon | 1last page of The Great Gatsby | 2portrait of silent era actor and director Buster Keaton | 3quote by director…

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Suddenly, Last May

What I’ve been Watching June’s viewing have already surpassed May’s, and were only half way through the month, so you can see why I’ve only logged eleven movies last month. Movie viewings seemed to only go down for me in…

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Mad Men Mondays: Waterloo | 707

COULDN’T DO IT EARLIER, BUT HERE IT IS NOW — BRIEF THOUGHTS ON THE FINALEthis article is full of spoilers — don’t read unless you’ve seen WATERLOO ! With characters suffering bloody, gruesome deaths in the biggest hit shows of the…

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Mad Men Mondays: The Strategy | 706

this article is full of spoilers — don’t read unless you’ve seen The Strategy ! For the past five episodes, Mad Men has showed its characters struggling to come out on top; some were met with moderate success (such as Don,…

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