American Honey: a lesson in creative casting and Shia Labeouf’s rat-tail

After discovering that most of the films we’d been watching lately for our Saturday movie night were by A24 films, my friends and I decided to check out what other weirdness atop Ladybird and The Lobster we could find, and so our adventure began with American Honey. Knowing Shia Labeouf was cast in a leading …

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19 Underrated Movies You Need to Watch Right Now

Or if not underrated, under watched by the new generation. Here is a list of movies that are underrated, though each qualified because of a masterful combination of music, good editing, acting, humor, and general epic-ness. P.S. See how many "Harry Potter" actors you can spot! 1. Fair and Away (1992) - Tom Cruise plays a young, hotheaded …

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Pride & Prejudice(s)

Intro Pride & Prejudice—directed by Joe Wright and released in 2005—is a charming and perfectly amiable adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel of the same name. The things that make this version shine are the casting, specifically Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen’s performances as, arguably, the most beloved couple in literature. Screenplay As an adaptation, …

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15 Ways Jane the Virgin Got Motherhood Right

While I am not from Venezuela, the daughter of a flamboyant telenovela star torn between my ex-fiancé and the father of my child, or even a virgin, I do identify with Jane Villanueva. Amidst police investigations, the appearance of long-lost mothers, multiple murders, love triangles, kidnappings and, of course, being accidentally artificially inseminated, "Jane the …

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