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Touched With Fire

Reviewed on Feb 18 2017

Based on the book by a psychologist (Kay Redfield Jamison), Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby play two supposed bi-polar people who meet in a mental institution because their parents put them there because they aren't "normal." Of course the medical institution wants to put names upon starseed and/or indigo children who can't deal with society and the education system. The majority of these people are artists, like the two people in the film who fall in love with each other's artistic and ...
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The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale

Reviewed on Oct 28 2016

A Korean tiger hunter, who lives in the mountains with his wife and son, is called upon by the invading Japanese army in the 1900s to help hunt the biggest tiger ever, found in the mountains. This film is far superior to many films made in Hollywood. It has spectacular special effects that were better than the wolf film made by Liam Neeson. The special effects with the tiger are outstanding. So are the many messages associated between the wild animals and humans. I would highly recommend this...
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Captain Fantastic

Reviewed on Aug 05 2016

Viggo Mortensen plays Ben, the father of six children, who is a rugged outdoorsman and anti-system, super smart individualist who home-schools his children with his wife in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. His wife's father, played by Frank Langella, is wealthy and disagrees with Ben's raising of the children and actually tries to take the children from him when Ben's wife dies, at a very young age, from a disease. The family is not vegetarian, and they do kill their own meat to ...
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The Last Kingdom

Reviewed on Aug 05 2016

Wow! Great acting, great history, cinematography, casting. About the tribes of ancient England at war with each other and the invading Danes. King Alfred is a king of faith, which gives him his Deo power, but the film itself is really about a young warrior by the name of Uhtred of Bebbanburg (played by Alexander Dreymon) who is every woman's heartthrob. He manages to stay alive through many battles. All of it looks real enough and believable. BBC film.

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Knight of Cups

Reviewed on Jul 14 2016

From time to time, I do review films that are still in the theaters, because people either should see them or avoid them. I review the best of those in the theaters, that absolutely should be seen, and the worst, that use sophisticated marketing and lies to make the film something more than it is, which is the case in this film.

Writer/Director Terrence Malick has blown it on this one. The sets were pretty amazing, shooting in some of the most rich-and-famous houses in ...
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The Free State of Jones

Reviewed on Jul 14 2016

From time to time, I do review films that are still in the theaters, because people either should see them or avoid them. I review the best of those in the theaters, that absolutely should be seen, which is the case in this film, and the worst, that use sophisticated marketing and lies to make the film something more than it is,.

Since racism is in the air of America and there are continued killings of young black men, and even the abuse of young black women, I thought I ...
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In the Heart of the Sea

Reviewed on Jun 06 2016

United States/Australian/Spanish/United Kingdom/Canadian drama—Based on a true story, Chris Hemsworth plays a sailor from the northeast United States in the early 19th century who goes on a voyage around the bottom of South America, close to the Antarctic and they run into a great Moby-Dick size whale who destroys the ship and most of the men die. He makes it back after being lost on an island for months. In his later life he tells the story to a journalist who then writes the story that we...
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