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“Snowden”. . . . . . the film

Disillusioned with the intelligence community, top contractor Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) leaves his job at the National Security Agency. He had formally been a member of the United States military and had stellar computer skills  with a formidable intellect.  He … Continue reading

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“Earth” . . . . film about the partition of India

Studying this  map, it is pretty amazing to see  how much progress India and to some degree Pakistan has made in the 69 years after partition.  After 300 years, Britain finally left two independent nations of India and Pakistan in … Continue reading

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Meet the Patels

What fun this film was last night. We had finished the 10th and final episode of the first season of “Occupied” and David wanted to see some science fiction.  I found “Meet the Patels” on Netflix.  I had heard Ravi … Continue reading

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13 Hours: Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Director Michael Bay  setting  the opening scene   http://www.wsj.com Michel Bay is well known for his action films such as Pearl Harbor and the  never ending Transformers.  13 Hours certainly falls in that genre with continuous action and  lots of … Continue reading

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“Brooklyn”. . . . a film

Many of us are drawn  to the mystery of home and family and trying to find our place in the world. Some of us are content with the family and place where we are born, but others are searching for … Continue reading

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Skier’s Miraculous Fall

  A film crew was shooting a movie in mountainous  Alaska.  The cameras and microphones were on and  working.  The voice and sounds are from the skier who fell 1600 feet and lived to tell about it.

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“Dark Places” . . . . . a film

“Dark Places” was adapted for the screen from a novel of the same name written by Gillian Flynn who wrote “Gone Girl” both as a novel and adapted for the screen. She didn’t adapt “Dark Places” , though.  Both are … Continue reading

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