Tagged: amy recommends

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Notebook, The

Nicholas Sparks and the cheesy movie poster doesn’t help, but guess what? The Notebook was actually a pretty darn good romance.

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Kaseifu no MITA

The Asuda family is coping with the loss of their mother, when the mysterious Akari Mita enters their life as the perfect housekeeper — but be careful of what you ask her to do, she might just kill someone without hesitation.

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Carnage

Polanski’s Carnage is a dark comedy armed with some extremely sharp writing.

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Ides of March, The

The Ides of March is fast-paced, clever and interesting. You are shown the back-side of the political game, the high and the lows — in where even the hero isn’t as good as you thought.

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Yang ± Yin: Gender in Chinese Cinema

Commissioned by the British Film Institute as part of the 100 Years of Cinema celebrations, Stanley Kwan takes a look back into the history of Chinese films with a broad array of filmmakers.

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Shame (2011)

Shame is a masterful character study that shows us the life of a sex addict named Brandon.

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Chico & Rita

Chico & Rita is a chronicle of long lost love, as the couple’s relationship is a roller-coaster of emotions, but it also follows the evolution of Cuban music.