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Movie review: The Shape of Water (2017) directed by Guillermo del Toro

Product info: 1962, Baltimore. Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret — a mysterious, scaled, … Continue reading

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Movie review: Loving Vincent directed by Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Product info: One year after Vincent van Gogh’s suicide, Postman Joseph Roulin (Chris O’Dowd) asks his son Armand (Douglas Booth) to deliver Van Gogh’s last letter to his brother, Theo. Roulin finds the death suspicious, as merely weeks earlier Van Gogh claimed through letters … Continue reading

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Movie review: 20 Feet from Stardom by Morgan Neville

I watched this one because Tasha/heidenkind mentioned it on her excellent blog, Truth, Beauty, Freedom and Books – thank you very much again, my dear! Movie info: A documentary about backup singers who usually stay in the shadows of big … Continue reading

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Movie review: Ex Machina (2015) directed by Alex Garland

Movie info: Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a young, promising programmer works for an American  internet-search giant, Blue Book. One day he finds out he’s just won the first prize in his company’s competition – it consists of spending a week … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Ratatouille by Brad Bird

Synopsis: It’s hard being a rat, let alone a rat with culinary aspirations. After all the paths of rats and humans should never cross. Still Remy, a small but sympathetic rodent, is convinced he has what it takes to break … Continue reading

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