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Battlefield 1

“In the end, the film would merely consist in showing a victim, a man who had been subjected to an entirely unjust and appalling fate, and, on the other, the mechanism leading up to it. This would be inappropriate, for … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Train Watching a Movie Together

Editor’s note: This one talks about some upsetting topics, including graphic shootings and terrorism. Based on true events, no less! A few days ago I was taking the train into New York City. It was probably 8:30AM, part of the morning … Continue reading

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A Movie You Should See: Selma

I’m trying to actually see some of the Oscar bait this season, and one film I finally got to watch recently was Selma. I’d been really looking forward to this one, and was not disappointed. The cast was great, the … Continue reading

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