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English Actress Carey Mulligan Gets An Education and Award Noms

With An Education, the 24-year-old British actress Carey Mulligan has come out of nowhere to garner the kind of critical acclaim and award notice that few receive so quickly — she’s up for a Golden Globe for example. But her performance as 16-year-old … Continue reading

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Top 10 Films for 2009

Top 10 for 09 2009 was an excellent year for movies. The theatrical box office set a record $10.6 Billion in the USA and there were a number of remarkable and entertaining films. I would rate the year as a … Continue reading

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Film Review: An Education

  Danish director Lorne Scherfig(“Italian for Beginners”) takes Nick Hornby’s wonderfully evocative screenplay adapted from a memoir and creates a masterful coming of age film.

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Film Reviews: Toronto International Film Festival 2009

The Damned United Directed by Tom Hooper One of the most dangerous things that a writer could do is a novel about real people who are still alive. In 2006, David Peace did just that with “The Damned Utd” the … Continue reading

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2009 Sundance Film Festival Top 10 and Wrap Report

PARK CITY, Utah—-The 25th Sundance Film Festival wrapped with Festival director Geoffrey Gilmore expressing grave doubts about the plight of independent feature filmmaking:  “The future is not clear.  It really is uncertain.  The independent arena will change—and it needs to … Continue reading

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