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‘Darkland’ Review

0 Submitted by on Fri, 13 October 2017, 17:59
Darkland is a Danish crime thriller that was almost selected as the country’s foreign film entry into the Academy Awards. As the title would suggest, Darkland is a gloomy film, the lighting almost always low and the outside shots overcast. Dar Salim stars as Zaid, a second generation Iraqi immigrant to Denmark, and respected surgeon with a pregnant wife. Zaid’s Continue Reading...
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‘The Prince of Nothingwood’ Review

1 Submitted by on Fri, 29 September 2017, 16:59
Salim Shaheen is one of Afghanistan’s, and perhaps the world’s, most prolific filmmakers. But his is a name probably not known to many outside of the Middle East. Nothingwood comes from Salim himself as he notes that America has Hollywood, India has Bollywood and, as he points to the desert around him, Afghanistan has Nothingwood. At the outset of this Continue Reading...
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‘Gilbert’ Review

0 Submitted by on Mon, 25 September 2017, 12:59
The first time I ever heard the voice of Gilbert Gottfried it was coming out of the mouth of Iago the bright red parrot in Aladdin. Gilbert was one of many great things about that movie, but it was a character that always stuck with me. For decades Gottfried has been known as the wacky, screechy, and his pummel-you-over-the-head-with-jokes comedy Continue Reading...
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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Trailer 2

0 Submitted by on Mon, 26 June 2017, 10:59
With the premiere just under three weeks away, HBO just dropped the second trailer for Season 7 of their wildly successful high fantasy series, Game Of Thrones. The trailer opens with Sansa Stark wandering through a snowy woods, Littlefinger narrates overhead, telling some offscreen character, perhaps Sansa herself, to fight battles on all fronts, not just one enemy. After that Continue Reading...
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‘Black Panther’ Teaser Trailer

0 Submitted by on Tue, 13 June 2017, 09:47
After making an impressive debut in Captain America: Civil War, Chadwick Boseman returns as T’Challa/Black Panther, king and ultimate vanguard of Wakanda, now in his own film. Black Panther will be the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature a primarily black cast, and a very impressive one at that. Let’s run it down: Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, Continue Reading...
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