Tag Archives: Cinematography

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) Rated PG

An Indian family moves to France and opens an eatery across the street from a Michelin-starred restaurant. Starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri, and Manish Dayal. This is a beautifully told story. The cinematography is beautiful, and the acting superb. While … Continue reading

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David and Goliath (1960) Rated NR

King Saul learns that war with the Philistines is inevitable, and David, the shepherd boy, will be King. Starring Orson Welles, Ivica Pajer, and Eleonora Rossi Drago. This movie is poorly produced. However, Welles, who plays King Saul, is enjoyable … Continue reading

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Ophelia (2018) Rated PG-13

A retelling of Hamlet that provides Ophelia’s side of the story. Starring Naomi Watts, Daisy Ridley, and Clive Owen. This film is definitely a retelling of Hamlet. It’s not your typical Shakespearean story. In this telling, Ophelia isn’t crazy and … Continue reading

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) Rated TV-PG

A writer reminisces his life as he lies dying from an infection in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. Based on the book by Ernest Hemingway. Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, and Ava Gardner. This film isn’t one that has a lot … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Punch (2013) Rated R

When a criminal is forced to return to London, a detective believes it is his last chance to get the man who got away. Starring  James McAvoy, Mark Strong, and Andrea Riseborough. Welcome to the Punch is a film that … Continue reading

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A Good Woman (2004) Rated PG

Mrs. Erlynne, while undercover, saves Lady Windemere from making a mistake with Lord Darlington. Based on the play, Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. Starring Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, and Milena Vukotic. This film was more of a letdown, but it is … Continue reading

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Blue Caprice (2013) Rated R

A boy is drawn to America and a dangerous father figure, inspired by the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. Starring Tequan Richmond, April Yvette Thompson, and Isaiah Washington. This film tells the story of Lee Malvo and John Allen Muhammad, how they met, how … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (2018) Rated R

Three lighthouse keepers find gold that causes them to disappear. Starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, and Connor Swindells. This is an interesting film. It looks at the greed of men and how that greed takes you down a dark hole. The … Continue reading

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Emperor (2012) Rated PG-13

As the Japanese surrender after World War II, General Fellers must decide whether or not Emperor Hirohito will hang as a war criminal. Starring Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, and Eriko Hatsune. This film covers the aftermath of World War II … Continue reading

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Out of the Furnace (2013) Rated R

Rodney Baze has disappeared, and law enforcement is slow to act, so his brother takes things into his own hands. Starring Woody Harrelson, Dendrie Taylor, and Carl Ciarfalio. This film starts as an action film, but I have to say it … Continue reading

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