Tag Archives: european

La Cage aux Folles (1978) Rated R

Two gay men hide their lifestyle when one partner’s son announces they are getting married. Starring Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault, and Claire Maurier. This is a brilliant comedy; the slapstick elements are just as funny as the humor in the film. … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) Rated R

Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and brother in-law after he is put in charge of his young son. There he befriends Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, and their relationship deepens after an accident. Based on Craig … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films 2015

 Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rated R Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag … Continue reading

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Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Rated PG

The Muppets go on a world tour, unbeknownst to them they have a European jewel-heist thief in their mist. Starring Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey I think this film was a quintessential Muppet movie. They provide smart jokes, songs, … Continue reading

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Shadow Dancer (2012) Rated R

An active member of the IRA becomes an informant to the MI-5. Starring Barry Barnes, Maria Laird, Ben Smyth, Clive Owen, Domhnall Gleeson, Gillian Anderson, Andrea Riseborough This is a classic European film. It slowly lets the story unfold until the … Continue reading

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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

Rated NR A look at Jesus’ life from birth to death using the Gospel accounts. Starring Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Christopher Plummer, Laurence Olivier, Anthony Quinn If you can look pass the actor playing Christ as a European … Continue reading

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Anne Hathaway

 Becoming Jane (2007) Rated PG A passionate romance with roguish barrister Tom Lefroy serves as the inspiration for the works of budding novelist Jane Austen in director Julian Jarrold’s prismatic drama set in late 18th century England. After rejecting a proposal from … Continue reading

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Love in Thoughts (2004)

Rated NR Two friends from school head to the country house for a little R&R. Trouble in sues with a love triangle between a brother, a sister and a mutual friend.  It’s based on a true story. Well, played. Daniel … Continue reading

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