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Fantastic love story: Random Harvest

March 5, 2010 by

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I just saw one of them most fantastic love stories I’ve seen in a long time! Random Harvest (1942) stars Ronald Colman as an amnesiac WWI veteran who meets and falls in love with a gorgeous singer, Greer Garson. Although he has no recollection of his past, they manage to build a wonderful life together […]

A Single Man

February 19, 2010 by

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A Single Man is the best film I have seen in a long time. Based on the Christopher Isherwood novel, the film stars Colin Firth as a British professor teaching at a small college in Santa Monica, CA in the early 1960s. The film looks at a single day in his life and how overcome […]

Toughen up, kids

October 19, 2009 by

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Ok. I’m taking a quick break from reading the 924 pages of Pamela I need to finish (and write 2000-3000 word essay on) before Thursday. After writing that sentence, I’m beginning to think that this little diversion is a bad idea. Oh, well. I’ve committed myself. What prompted this post is an article I’ve come […]

Time Traveler’s Wife

August 16, 2009 by

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I just got back from seeing the new Eric Bana/ Rachel McAdams movie, The Time Traveler’s Wife. They play Clare Abshire and Henry DeTamble, two people who try to maintain a relationship despite Henry’s uncontrollable time traveling. I read the Audrey Niffinegger novel a few years ago and I loved it, so I couldn’t wait […]

Harry Potter Outting

July 16, 2009 by

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This is a few hours late, but here it is. My sister and I went to see the midnight release of  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince last night. We got to the theater a bit late and we had to go through several of the theaters to find one with two seats next to […]

Brief Encounter

July 12, 2009 by

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I’ve just seen the most marvelous film! Noel Coward‘s Brief Encounter (1945) with Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is simply magnificent. It’s the story of a chance meeting between two happily married strangers who fall in love unexpectedly and begin a passionate affair. I heard about the film in a book called the Anglo Files: […]

Best adapted films

June 16, 2009 by

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I just saw the trailer to the new movie, The Time Traveller’s Wife— based on one of my favorite books of all time, by Audrey Niffenegger. It’s a love story that spans a lifetime. It’s the beautiful and heartbreaking story of a young girl falls in love with a man who time travels uncontrollably. I […]