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Film Review: Grace of Monaco

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(2014) France-USA, 103 minutes DIRECTOR:Olivier Dahan | CAST:Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Parker Posey, Frank Langella, Paz Vega | RATING: 3.5/5 It is 1962 and France is pressuring Monaco to change its laws because wealthy French citizens and companies are moving to the tiny principality and using it as a tax haven. French president, Charles de Gaulle is […]

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Film Review: Half of a Yellow Sun

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(2013) Nigeria/UK, 111 minutes DIRECTOR:Biyi Bandele | CAST:Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose |RATING: 3/5 HALF OF A YELLOW SUN is based on the 2006 novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The story follows four lives as the Nigerian Civil War descends in 1967. Olanna (Newton) and her twin sister Kainene (Rose) are the […]

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Film Review: Iron Man 2

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(2010) USA, 124 minutes DIRECTOR: Jon Favreau | WRITER: Justin Theroux CAST: Robert Downey, Jr., Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L. Jackson | Rating:  3/5 Weapons manufacturer Tony Stark’s identity as Iron Man is now public knowledge. After six months of keeping the world safe from war, Stark finds himself pitted against his […]