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- When Government Believed in the People: the WPA
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- A Surreal Time
- The Triumph of the Feminine in Shakespeare
- The First Will Be Last
- The Eye of the Storm
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Category Archives: Movie reviews
I confess I shed more tears during Brooklyn than any movie I have seen in years. Brooklyn, directed by John Crowley and nominated for three Oscars, is a story about the immigrant experience, but it has been over 40 years … Continue reading
While I was gazing at a reproduction of the gorgeous fresco The Annunciation by Fra Angelico, I started to sing a song from my favorite musical West Side Story. The unconscious has a wonderful way of making associations. The more … Continue reading
John Carney who wrote and directed Once has created a more satisfying story with his latest movie release, Begin Again. Set in Greenwich Village, NYC, a burned-out music producer, Dan (played by Mark Ruffalo), rediscovers his creative muse in a … Continue reading
The film critic, Roger Ebert, rated the Japanese movie Departures (Director, Yojiro Takita, 2008) as one of the best movies of all time (available on Netflix). It was the Academy Award winner for best Foreign Language Film, and I agree … Continue reading
I do recommend the movie “The Way” (available on DVD, directed by Emilio Estevez). The script, direction and acting will not win any academy awards, but it is nevertheless an inspiring film. It unashamedly proclaims the healing power of pilgrimage … Continue reading