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During World War II (1939-1945), the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Code named Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five […]

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

For those of you that appreciate this genre, all I can say is WOW!  If you are like me and didn’t take Latin in high school, you should know that Parabellum means prepare for war.  This third installment of the John Wick franchise could be the best.  Part of the appeal of John Wick was […]

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One of the darlings at Sundance 2019 was Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins.  Recently, it came to Netflix, so I gave it a go.  This movie is based on the book The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy written by Elizabeth Kendall, depicting her relationship with Bundy.  […]

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One of my family’s favorite movies is Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.  Between the subtle humor and the outright physical comedy, it’s hilarious.  I just found out It was a remake of the 1964 Bedtime Story starring David Niven and Marlon Brando.  I didn’t have time to screen the movie, so I cheated and looked it up on […]

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The 49th USA Film Festival opened at the Angelika Dallas Wednesday, April 24th.  After a cocktail party sponsored by Tootsies, complete with young women modeling Halston gowns, they screened three opening films – Halston, American Woman and The White Crow.  I attended The White Crow, a fascinating “based on a true story” about Rudolph Nureyev.  […]

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Slumdog Millionaire was the Best Picture of 2009.  Danny Boyle’s film about a young boy in Mumbai walked away with a total of eight Academy Awards including Best Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Score, Original Song and Sound Mixing.  This film focuses on Jamal, a winning contestant on “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire”.  After […]

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