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The Title is Misleading: It’s the Girl Who’s Lost

The Lost Husband (2020) A quietly satisfying film, this one was on Netflix last night. After the sudden death of her husband, Libby is forced to move in with her hypercritical mother. Out of the blue, her estranged Aunt Jean … Continue reading

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Death Imitating Art

The Postcard Killings (2020) I don’t normally highlight a murder mystery movie, unless it is extemely well done, or of cultural significance. This one is both. As this was released in March, it may have been one of the last … Continue reading

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Take a Brooding Male, Add a Little Gossip: What do You Have?

Pride and Prejudice (1995 BBC Series) Call me ‘old school’. This is the only adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel that works for me. Set in 1812 (at the beginning of the War of 1812-14), it tells the tale of … Continue reading

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Spiritually, There’s No Denying Evolution

The Shack (2017) Having read the book years ago, I never got around to seeing this film, until last night, on Netflix. Of course, I’d seen the promo videos, but they gloss over the important stuff. Essentially, this is a … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill was his Generation’s Trump, Honestly!

Darkest Hour There is a scene in this film where Winston Churchill seems to be the only one who is willing to fight the onslaught of the German Blitzkrieg. Everyone else in the War Cabinet is looking to surrender to … Continue reading

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A Belgian Waif Steals the World’s Heart

Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Although she was 31 years old during the filming of this quirky tale, Audrey Hepburn had the corner on young ingĂ©nues. She also had the perfect model’s body for the early 60’s. Edith … Continue reading

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Is It Coincidence, or Something More?

The Celestine Prophecy (2006 film) I’m usually not scathing of any film that attempts to demonstrate how spirituality works, but this one bothered me when I watched it. Partly because of the political regime violence depicted, partly because of the … Continue reading

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Yes, It is Lonely at the Top

The Two Popes (2019) Pope Benedict: I cannot feel the presence of God. I do not hear His voice, do you understand me? My sister, Anne, recommended that I watch this film. Being PKs, we know only too well that … Continue reading

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I Knew There Must Have Been More to This…

Scandal (1989) At the time of the Profumo Affair, as it is known, the idea that a ‘call girl’ could be sleeping with a government minister under Harold Macmillan and associating with a Soviet consular official at the same time … Continue reading

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It All Depends on Your Perspective

The Parallax View (1974) When posting a photo on Facebook of a small bug on my window pane, today, I used the terms perspective and perception, relating the bug’s point-of-view to our limited understanding of what goes on in the … Continue reading

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