The Tree Of Life Looks For The Meaning Of Life

Terrence Malick’s look into the meaning of life and the universe centers around a family in Texas in the 1950s as a son looks back on memories of his childhood shared with his two brothers. The main reason to watch The Tree Of Life online is that it will resonate with people for so many different reasons. There is the precision camera work, the themes of family, parenting, loss and love, the interpretation of a…

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly – Dreams Keep You Going

The Diving Bell And The Butterfly, based on the memoir by Jean-Dominque Bauby (Mathieu Amalric) is a brilliantly shot (by Oscar winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski) incredibly moving film about Jean-Do’s life. He is the successful Elle magazine editor who wakes up one day totally paralyzed from a stroke – a rare case of what the doctor describes (en anglais) as locked-in syndrome. He is only able to move one eyelid (the other sewn shut to…

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Romantic comedies are tough to digest, and there’s something fundamentally wrong with anyone who actually enjoys watching them. Seriously… how moronic do you have to be to sit through the same movie formula time after time. Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Boy and girl break up. Boy and girl get back together. It’s four sentences that describe every romantic comedy ever made. While not all of them are uniformly terrible, it…

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The Iron Rose Deserves An Award

Whilst preparing to watch The Iron Rose online free, I pondered over its title and was intrigued; would it be a martial arts movie perhaps, or maybe a period production about civil war? After all, a name such as The Iron Rose certainly offered an array of possibilities. So when the DVD started and I was greeted by the promotional introduction for a ‘Redemption’ title, the sensation was one of distinct disappointment, as previous viewing…

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