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Films on the to-do list

  • Black Widow
  • Chimes at Midnight
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Last Christmas
  • Remember Sunday
  • Shazam! 2
  • Spy Guys
  • Wonder Woman: 1984

Category: Period Dramas

The Illusionist (2006)

Film review: The Illusionist (2006), directed by Neil Burger Austria, late 1800s or early 1900s. A cabinet maker’s son befriends, and falls in love with,

The Young Victoria (2009)

Film review: The Young Victoria (2009), directed by Jean-Marc Vallée If something’s written by Julian Fellowes, it’s bound to be good, right? Oh yeah. The

Immortal Beloved (1994)

Film review: Immortal Beloved (1994), written and directed by Bernard Rose My knowledge of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) isn’t exactly extensive, so I thought a

The Woodlanders (1997)

Film review: The Woodlanders (1997), directed by Phil Agland The Woodlanders is based on a novel by Thomas Hardy, set in the woodlands somewhere in

Titanic (1997)

Film review: Titanic (1997), directed by James Cameron Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, so I figured it would