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  • Smilin' Through

    Smilin' Through 1932

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Dec, 2016

    John Carteret (Leslie Howard) has lived his life in mourning for his lost love Moonyeen, but finds his life changed when her orphaned niece comes to live with him.
    This is the second of three versions of the film, but the only one I've seen, and the only one to receive an Academy Award Best Picture nomination, although the 1922 film is rated more highly on imdb, I enjoyed the story of told and the acting of Leslie Howard, Fredric March and Norma Shearer,

  • Quo Vadis

    Quo Vadis 1951

    ★★★½ Watched 05 Dec, 2016

    A youthful Peter Ustinov was marvellous as Emperor Nero in this Romans v Christians epic.

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    Van Helsing 2004

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2013 1

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    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2013 10

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