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Below are images from "LOVE & FRIENDSHIP", the 2016 adaptation of Jane Austen's 1794 novel, "Lady Susan". Directed by Whit Stillman, the movie starred Kate Beckinsale: Read more... )
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Usually I would list my ten favorite summer movies of any particular year. However, since I had only watched ten new releases during the summer of 2016. Due to the limited number, I decided to rank the films that I saw: Read more... )
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"EMMA" (1996 TV) Review

Several months after Miramax had released Douglas McGrath’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel, "Emma", another version aired on the BBC and later, on the A&E Channel in the U.S. This version turned out to be a 107-minute teleplay, adapted by screenwriter Andrew Davies and directed by Diarmuid Lawrence. Read more... )
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Below are images from "EMMA", the 1996 television version of Jane Austen's 1815 novel. Adapted by Andrew Davies and directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, the movie starred Kate Beckinsale and Mark Strong: Read more... )
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"THE GOLDEN BOWL" (2000) Review

I have never read any of Henry James' literary works. Never. However, I have seen a few adaptations of his works. Some of them had been adapted by the production team of Ishmail Merchant and James Ivory. Aside from E.M. Forster, they must have been diehard fans of James. They had produced three adaptations of James' novels, including the 2000 film, "THE GOLDEN BOWL". Read more... )
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Below is a gallery featuring photos from Merchant-Ivory's 2000 movie called, "THE GOLDEN BOWL". Based upon Henry James' 1904 novel, the movie starred Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Kate Beckinsale and Nick Nolte: Read more... )
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"THE AVIATOR" (2004) Review

There have been many films, television episodes and documentaries that either featured or were about aviation pioneer and movie producer Howard Hughes. But Martin Scorsese's 2004 biopic, "THE AVIATOR", was the first that featured a large-scale production about his life.Read more... )
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Below is a gallery featuring photos from the 2004 biopic about aviator/movie producer Howard Hughes. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the movie starred Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role: Read more... )
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Below is a list of my top ten (10) favorite movies from the Summer of 2012. Any movies missing from this list either have not been seen by me or simply failed to impress me.Read more... )
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"TOTAL RECALL" (2012) Review

Twenty-two years ago, moviegoers rushed to see a movie called "TOTAL RECALL", an adaptation of Philip K. Dick's 1966 novella called "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale". Directed by Paul Verhoeven, the 1990 movie starred Arnold Schwartzenegger and was a big hit.Read more... )
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Below are images from "TOTAL RECALL", the new adaptation of Philip K. Dick's 1966 short story, "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale". Directed by Len Wiseman, the movie stars Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel:Read more... )

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