Category 2019

A Hidden Life

Inspired by real events, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jagerstatter, a man who refused in the Second World War to fight for the Nazis...

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

One of the most heartfelt movies I’ve seen so far...

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Before I start commenting on the film, I would like to say that: Based on a national survey, Reader’s Digest has pulled out the names of the 100 trusted people in America...

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Official Secrets

A 21st Century Morality Story, Official Secrets tells the true story of British medical sister Katharine Gun who, in the immediate aftermath of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, unveiled a top secret NSA memo exposing US-UK joint illegal spying operation against Council members Security Department. The report proposed the blackmail of smaller and undesirable member states to vote for the war. Journalist Martin Bright published the paper in The Observer newspaper in London and the story held headlines around the world. The members of the Security Council were outraged and any chance of a UN settlement in the war collapsed. Within days, Bush said he no longer needed UN support and invaded Iraq anyway. As Iraq descended into chaos, Katharine was arrested and charged with violating the Official Secrets Act. Martin also faced potential charges...

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Deadwood: The Movie

Continuing the story begun in the beloved HBO series created by David Milch, the film is written by Milch, directed by Daniel Minahan, and the cast are the actors who played the most important roles in the original series. The unforgettable characters reunite after 10 years to celebrate the state status of South Dakota...

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Written and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is based on a true story. Inspired by a science book, a 13-year-old teenager, Trywell Kamkwamba, is building a windmill in an attempt to save his hungry village in Malawi. In an impoverished country of poverty, corruption and hunger, an ambitious child finds a way to fight hunger. Made from a real case, this life story inspires you to hope, when you really want to, you can change the world or at least the world around you. An impressive film about Africa’s poverty, hunger but also about the ambition of a child from a poor family to learn, to overcome their modest condition and to help their family...

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The Lighthouse

The movie The ligthouse abounds with symbols and themes so widely used. Sexuality unleashed in isolation, demonization of the woman, appetite for violence as the engine of sexual repression, sad inability of two human beings of the same sex to support their otherness in a cloistered environment...

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The Two Popes

Fernando Meirelles, the director of “City of God”, nominated for the Oscars and screenwriter Anthony McCarten, nominated three times at the American Academy Awards, bring this deep story of one of the most dramatic power transitions of the last 2000 years. With the direction the church is going, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) asks Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins) for permission to retire in 2012. However, though he will face scandals and insecurities, Pope Benedict is proposing a tough date critic of his and the future successor of Rome to reveal a secret that will shake the Catholic Church from the foundation...

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Marriage Story

A profound and sensitive portrait of a breaking up marriage and a family that remains united. Directed by Noah Baumbach, nominated for an Oscar...

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The Irishman

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci play in the movie THE IRISHMAN by Martin Scorsese, an epic saga about organized crime in America after World War II, through the eyes of war veteran Frank Sheeran, a crook and paid assassin who worked for some of the best known characters of the twentieth century...

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