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Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones: The Players in Other Realms

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Our long international nightmare has ended; Game of Thrones has finished its hiatus and is back for its fifth season starting April 12 on HBO.

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Norman and Pitt

Brad Pitt’s FurySaving Private Ryan in Tanks

Friday, October 17th, 2014
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“I’m trained to type 60 words a minute. I’m not trained to machine gun dead bodies.” When Norman Ellison (Logan Lerman) finds himself assigned to

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George

George Clooney’s Love Affair with Italy

Sunday, September 28th, 2014
by on Living Around

No doubt about it: Hollywood has fallen for Italy, the country becoming the favorite place for stars to celebrate their fairy tales weddings. Just to

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12 Years

12 Years A Slave: A Beautiful Film About an Ugly Time

Friday, October 18th, 2013
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Steve McQueen’s new film, 12 Years A Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, is an intense, demanding, occasionally overwhelming piece of filmmaking. It’s also an outstanding film,

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Brad in Crowd

World War Z – Brad Pitt vs. The Zombiepocalypse

Friday, June 21st, 2013
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All this stuff about it being the end of the world is just a huge hoax. So says a random talking head in World War

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baseball slide

Five Great Baseball Films

Sunday, March 31st, 2013
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With the Washington Nationals playing their first game of the season against the Marlins, on Monday, April 1 (fingers crossed!), the Yankees opening against their

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Guilt – Long Buried Bones
Spark a New Round of Murders

Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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A longtime fan of Jonathan Kellerman, I feel slightly disloyal delivering a less than enthusiastic review of his new novel, Guilt. The opening chapters are

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Billy

Oscar 2012—An Abundance of Riches

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Billy Crystal is back and so is the excitement. There were so many wonderful films and performances this year, that the 2012 Academy Awards will

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