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The Pianist (2002)

Directed by Roman Polanski

When I was ten or so, I got interested in Holocaust literature. I think it’s because my teacher read us Daniel’s Story… 536 more words


Need it, Want it, Addicted to It. GIve It To Me Hard

I have lost all desire to do the things I enjoy doing like reading romance novels, making jewelry, and being a good librarian. I have replaced it with longings for love, touch, desire and sex. 446 more words

Senor Grey Encounters


Gimme Shelter is a movie about a teenage girl Agnes ‘Apple’ Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens) who tries to escape from her abusive mother. She goes to her father Tom ( 118 more words


Today - Today - Today's New Thing

Today’s new thing is Today today. Today consists of something that happened today and is being released today.

When today happened I immediately thought that today sounded good for a story, so today Today happened. 108 more words

Movies based on real life crimes....they're pretty hard to stomach

So, I wanted to take a quick break from making review blogs. Not every blog I post is going to be a review on a movie I watched, but rather a list of movies I’d like to recommend, and why….Tonight you will be getting a taste of my very first list blog post… 1,020 more words


A film by Jean-Jacques Annaud 

Cast: Shaofeng Feng, Shawn Dou, Ankhnyam Rachaa

English title: Wolf Totem

1969. Chen Zhen, a young student from Beijing, was sent to  Mongolia to educate a tribe of nomadic herders to teach their children how to read and write Chinese.   498 more words

French Film

Theory of Everything

I very much enjoyed this biopic of Stephen Hawking. The film depicts him meeting his future wife, Jane, at university, his diagnosis of ALS, and how he and his family struggle with the effects of disease, while he embarks on a tremendous academic career despite his physical limitations (the loss of all motor skills, including speech). 95 more words