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Film Friday: The Impossible

Film Friday: The Impossible

There are some films that rip your heart out and mend it back together all at once. One of those is the 2012 film The Impossible, starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. To this day, I still believe that The Impossible is one of the most underrated and overlooked...

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Film Friday: The Intern

Film Friday: The Intern

I know, what is a movie like The Intern doing in our Film Friday section? Trust me if you had asked me about this movie before it came out, I would have scoffed at the very idea. I did not expect to like The Intern at all. However I was eventually dragged out to see...

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Film Friday: The Blind Side

Film Friday: The Blind Side

Something about a movie being based on a true story sets it apart from everything else. We, the audience, hold the film in higher esteem. We pay more attention to it. Our opinion of the film changes. What was just any other story has become something new in our eyes,...

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Kerala Flooding Reminds Us of the Fragility of Life

Kerala Flooding Reminds Us of the Fragility of Life

While I was born and raised here in the US, I am from Kerala, India, a place known as "God's Own Country."I am a Malayalee. In India, June/July to September is known as the rainy season. So it is not uncommon to see it rain in August. However, this year the rain in...

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Film Friday: Brooklyn

Film Friday: Brooklyn

One of my favorite films from 2015 was Brooklyn. I seriously love this movie, to the point where I've watched it multiple times without getting tired of it. I think maybe the reason I like Brooklyn so much is that it is essentially a simple movie but with complex...

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Film Friday: Bend It Like Beckham

Film Friday: Bend It Like Beckham

We're throwing it back to the early 2000's for this week's Film Friday with the classic film Bend It Like Beckham! It's interesting how so many motivational or inspirational films are about sports. While Bend It does focus around soccer (I mean, they reference David...

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Film Friday: La La Land

Film Friday: La La Land

So with the Oscars coming up this coming Sunday, I thought it would be appropriate to do this Film Friday on the movie that's been getting so much buzz and the most nominations since Titanic and All About Eve (14 in fact): La La Land! I know, I know, La La Land has...

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Film Friday: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Film Friday: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Every so often, a small film comes out that seems to fly under the radar. An example of this is the 2011 film, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Well this film did not go completely unnoticed, it was nominated for three Golden Globes when it came out.However I sometimes...

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Film Friday: Room

Film Friday: Room

Probably one of the films of 2015 I was most curious about was Room. Based on a novel of the same name by Emma Donaghue (who also wrote the screenplay for the movie), Room has a unique concept that is difficult to imagine on screen. The result though is triumphant, a...

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Film Friday: Sing Street

Film Friday: Sing Street

The Oscar nominations came out this past Tuesday and as always, there were snubs and surprises. The big news is about the hugely popular musical La La Land which was nominated for 14 Oscars (tied for the most nominations since All About Eve and Titanic). However,...

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