Tagged: Film Review

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The View from our House: A Comment

Erika is young and fun-loving. She has a boyfriend, a brother and reptiles as pets. She lives in a big, suburban family house in a nice area. She likes to watch the world. She takes photos. Pictures of her show a young girl with a contagious smile and a cheeky...

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Lore (2012) film review

Lore (2012) is a film that is not only highly emotive, but that also raises unsettling questions. Lore (also the name of the main character) takes us into Germany in early May 1945, as the Allied forces conquer the country and divide it into four sectors. Lore’s family hastily packs...

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Suffragette: A Review

Why does it matter if women have the right to vote? The film Suffragette (2015) tells the story of East London women’s struggle for the vote. Carey Mulligan plays Maud Watts, who finds herself at the heart of the Suffragette organisation. This is where public history and film meet—but have...

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Abraham Lincoln: The Lawyer Who Changed America

Spoiler Alert: The following will discuss important parts of the biographical film Lincoln (2012) The Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry on April 30th, 1864 is the opening for Lincoln (2012). Director Steven Spielberg uses the following scene to set the tone for the rest of the film as we see Corporal...