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  • Nagasaki: Memories of My Son

    Nagasaki: Memories of My Son 2015

    ★★★ Watched 23 Jul, 2016

    When her son is killed in Nagasaki by the atomic bomb that ended World War II, an elderly midwife faces life alone. That is, until her son's spirit returns to keep her company in her home. Once preoccupied by the search for closure, now she and her son are able to reconnect, to reminisce about the good times, and move on together, as they both learn the virtue of letting go.

    NAGASAKI: MEMORIES OF MY SON (aka LIVING WITH MY…

  • Piper

    Piper 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Jun, 2016

    Perhaps one of Pixar's most simple shorts, PIPER is also one of its most effortlessly charming. A short and sweet tale of growing up, finding ones own way in the world, and the adventure that is life.

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  • American Sniper

    American Sniper 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Nov, 2014 1

    Clint Eastwood is perhaps one of the most quintessentially American directors, so it is no surprise that he chose to tackle such a quintessential story of American heroism, in the form of Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL credited with being the deadliest sniper in US history. In the process, Eastwood delivers his finest film since GRAN TORINO, and one of the very best films yet to deal with the Iraq war. He presents us with a man who represents the…

  • The Way He Looks

    The Way He Looks 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Nov, 2014

    Blind teenager Leo and Giovana are the best of friends and constant companions. But when handsome stranger Gabriel moves to town, his presence threatens to come between them, as Leo finds himself more and more romantically drawn to Gabriel in ways he never thought possible. A tender and beautiful coming of age tale that perfectly captures teenage romantic angst and sexual awakening in a very real and honest way. Sensual without feeling exploitative, THE WAY HE LOOKS is a wonderful film, a truly touching love story that captures growing up in all of its messy, awkward, sometimes painful beauty.