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Denial. . . . . . A Film

This is a gas chamber in Auschwitz where gas tablets were dropped through the ceiling exterminating  up to 6,000 Jewish souls each day.  This was the largest work camp of the Third Reich  and located in Poland. The Germans built … Continue reading

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The Arrival. . . . .a film

  “Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against … Continue reading

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The Way. . . . . A Film Review

“The Way” was released in 2010 but it is as relevant today  as it was six years ago. The themes  are life, death, family, friends, journey, and faith.   Ironically, it is a contemporary story set in an ancient place. … Continue reading

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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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Hell or High Water. . . . a film

The title is an idiom for  total determination.  These two Texas brothers have a plan and are determined to fulfill it, Yes, they are robbing banks and in a  rather  a cumbersome  way.  This is a crime drama similar to” … Continue reading

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Kindness of Strangers

“Streetcar Named Desire” is  one of Tennessee Williams’ most famous plays, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1948. It was an instant hit  when it appeared on stage  in 1947.   Marlin Brando and Vivian Leigh lit up the screen … Continue reading

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“Lost in Translation” Friendship in the Midst of Loneliness

Here are Bob and Charlotte who become unexpected friends in the midst of the faraway culture of Tokyo. Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson are a touching and unexpected couple due to their age difference, background, and life experience. They share … Continue reading

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