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Once In A Lifetime (Written Foreign Film Review & Trailer)

October 21st, 2016 No comments

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Review by John Delia

The true story Once in a Lifetime offers a sincere look into the lives of a classroom of teens who get to tackle one of the most challenging assignments of their life. The opening scene however, shows a discord between a Muslim student and a faculty member regarding the wearing of a hijab (Muslim head covering). While this incident never gets fleshed out, according to the press notes supplied, producer Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar includes the scene to show freedom of expression and the principle of secularism. The scene has the power to suggest a whole new plot for a different film on the subject yet does not take away from the production that follows. Read more…

What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy (Film Review and Trailer)

November 12th, 2015 No comments

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Review by John Delia

A very compelling documentary What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy opens in theaters this weekend. The film delves into two high officials of the Nazi government that were responsible for most of the deaths in the concentration camps during WWII. With material discovered by an International Lawyer, the responses from two sons that grew up in the families of the two Nazi officials during the war and the aftermath are eye opening. It’s that one in a million chance to get an inside view of the monsters that controlled the destiny of millions of Jews. The film gets shocking at times as one of the sons tries to defend his father. Read more…

DC Animated Movies: Let's Talk About Them

January 27th, 2015 No comments

The latest DC/WB animated feature is on sale today, so let's take some time to talk about what they're doing right and where they can make some improvements.

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Professor finds long-lost home movies playing at NYC museum

January 12th, 2015 No comments

An Upper East Side woman recently got the surprise of her life at a Manhattan museum — seeing her family’s long-forgotten home movies projected for all to see. Retired college…

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10 excellent movies to stream on Netflix over Thanksgiving weekend

November 27th, 2014 No comments

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to gather on the couch and watch a good movie. While we're sitting there, moaning in pain, having eaten too much yet again, and thinking about how miserable it was to travel, and how crazy our family members are, these 10 movies are a reminder that we're not alone in the world. And, indeed, despite everything, there are many, many wonderful things about …

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'Rififi,' 'Breathless' are French treats on DVD

May 9th, 2014 No comments

Nothing suits a legendary film, especially a French one, better than getting the Criterion Collection treatment, and two new movies, equally compelling but very different, get the joint DVD/Blu-Ray package from that fine company. “Rififi,” directed by American expatriate Jules Dassin, is…

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3 black-and-white classics in stunning Blu-ray restorations

May 7th, 2014 No comments

MGM/UA Home Video coined the slogan “in glorious black and white” to compete with color back catalogue movies back in the VHS era, but it’s successor format Blu-ray that has…

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Are You a 'Super Tech Adopter'? Or a 'Tech-Averse Older'?

January 10th, 2014 No comments

If you have Wi-Fi, a laptop and a DVD player in your home, but no smartphone, then you might be considered a “mature technophile.” To coincide with the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Gallup released a new analysis lumping American adults into four types of gadget owners: super tech adopters, smartphone reliants, mature technopiles and tech-averse olders. While 62 …

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Top 13 Movies Of 2013 (MovieMantz)

December 13th, 2013 No comments

Access Hollywood’s Scott Mantz calls 2013 a “landmark year for film” at the box office.

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The new MTRCB info ad and how it makes you feel dirty

December 11th, 2013 No comments

Movies have a unique way of making you feel a childlike wonder. Everything in film is larger than life, from the special effects of explosions to the equally wondrous special effect of wooden thespians suddenly being able to cry on demand. The new Movie and Television Review and Classification …

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The new MTRCB info ad and how it makes you feel dirty