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A Hijacking Film Review
Mikkel, a husband and father, is a cook on the ship MV Rozen when it is hijacked by Somali pirates. Peter Ludvigsen, the company CEO, must decide how much to pay for the ship and its crew. "A Hijacking" is a tense psychological drama written and directed by Tobias Lindholm.
Magician Film Review
2015 is the one hundred year anniversary of Orson Welles's birth. Chuck Workman celebrates the achievements of one of America's most gifted filmmakers in the documentary "Magician: The Astonishing Life & Work of Orson Welles".
Mobius Film Review
"Mobius" is a contemporary love story wrapped in a cloak of international espionage. Partly inspired by Hitchcock's "Notorious", the film stars Jean Dujardin, Cecile De France and Tim Roth.
My First Time in Hollywood Book Review
In 1909, Hollywood was a dusty village surrounded by orange groves. Then the movie folk arrived. "My First Time in Hollywood" presents 42 of Hollywood's pioneers, their memories of arriving in Hollywood, and their part in the birth of the American film industry.
Love Is All You Need Film Review
"Love Is All You Need" is a romantic drama/comedy starring Trine Dyrholm as a breast cancer survivor. Pierce Brosnan plays the widower who enters her life when she travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding. Susanne Bier directs this life-affirming love story.
Leviathan Film Review
The story of Kolya, a man who is fighting the town mayor's attempt to confiscate his land and property,is a tragedy and a story with a social conscience. "Leviathan" was a 2015 Academy Award nominee in the best foreign language film category.
Side By Side Film Review
Digital technology has revolutionized the production and exhibition of movies. Keanu Reeves discusses the pros and cons of digital with directors, cinematographers and actors in this informative documentary. Will film survive in the 21st century?
5 Days of War Film Review
August 2008 and the Beijing Olympics have just begun. Thomas Anders thinks the war he is covering in the former Soviet state of Georgia is more important. Can he get anyone to listen?
A Most Violent Year Film Review
Abel Morales has a business that is under threat. His trucks are being hijacked and his employees are physically assaulted. Does he respond using the same violent tactics? "A Most Violent Year" is J.C. Chandor's third film as writer and director.
1,000 Times Good Night Film Review
Rebecca Thomas, photojournalist, travels to the world's combat zones to document injustice and violence. Her family constantly fears for her safety. After she is injured in a suicide bombing, can she reconcile her career with her family life?
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