Tag Archives: biography

  1. Second impressions: ‘The Queen’


    September 5, 2017 by Hope W.

    I first watched The Queen many years ago and liked it then. Since it’s the 20th anniversary of the week …
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  2. ‘Everest’ review: The feel-bad movie of the year

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    October 6, 2015 by Hope W.

    If The Martian was the optimistic, feel-good movie of the year celebrating the tenacity of mankind, Everest is the exact …
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  3. ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ review: So vulgar and excessive, it’s unreal, and therefore entertaining

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    January 16, 2014 by Hope W.

    The Wolf of Wall Street was one of the most surprising films to come out of last year for me …
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  4. ‘12 Years a Slave’ review: Slavery, unsoftened and unforgiven, through the eyes of one of its victims

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    December 24, 2013 by Hope W.

    Just as Schindler’s List is the first to come into mind when people think of films about the Holocaust, 12 …
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  5. ‘Rush’ review: Possibly as thrilling as going to the F1 races itself

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    September 28, 2013 by Hope W.

    Watched two movies last night: a documentary about Formula 1 called 1 (trailer below), and Rush, about the 1970s rivalry …
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