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“Capernaum” Oscar Nominated

January 31st, 2019 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

A good choice as one of the five nominated films  for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, Capernaum, comes to theaters this Friday well before Oscar night. It’s definitely worthy of a win, but the competition is very stiff with other titles having already run the gamut for a Golden Globe. But, this film is very special with a lot of heart and involves the strife the middle-east has been experiencing. Released in the USA in its native language of Arabic with some Amharic and other mid-east dialects, the movie depicts the determination, defiance and struggle of one boy who represents a part of the downtrodden lifestyle in a challenging nation. Read more…

“Stan & Ollie” Memorable and Heartfelt

January 16th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Back in the day when vaudeville was where most of the comic’s started out, two men rose up to be the funniest duo in the movie business. Billed as Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, they went on to make over a 180 short films and about two dozen full features. Most of their films were used as an add-on for a drama, western and even some comedies. Read more…

"R" Rating For Movies With Smoking To Cut Teenage Smoking

July 10th, 2012 No comments

The impact of an R rating for movie smoking was considered for the first time in a new study by Norris Cotton Cancer Center, examining the cause-and-effect relationship it has with adolescent smoking. A movie that has an R rating because of its smoking content could significantly decrease the number of adolescents who take up smoking, according to James Sargent, MD, co-director of the Cancer …

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"R" Rating For Movies With Smoking To Cut Teenage Smoking