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Why gamble for money when you can win luxury? A Tale of Two Families From the trailer of the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Parasite”, one can say it is a film simply about the rich versus poor. Upon...
Jian Yongbo, Kmamura Aio, Chen Han, Tzi Ma, Awkwafina, Li Ziang, Tzi Ma, Lu Hong and Zhao Shuzhen appear in a still from The Farewellby Lulu Wang, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Courtsey of Sundance Institute | photo by Big Beach


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Before seeing “The Farewell”, think of the last time you’ve seen a grandma in a movie- what did she do with her grandchild? Did she cook up their favorite meal? Maybe she was a tree and magically blew some...
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Independent director Larry Clark’s psychological crime drama film Bully–a depiction of the 1993 murder of Bobby Kent by his own circle of friends–was released in 2001 to sharply polarized criticism, the negative reviews targeting its allegedly gratuitous–and painfully straightforward–portrayal of...
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So, who will be the next President of the United States? Will it be Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, or Jill Stein? Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn. Well, technically, Rhett Butler might give a damn. Scarlett O’Hara,...
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Hello, my name is Mark Salcido and I was brought onto VM Production as a writer. My first duty was to assist VM Productions in working with a Youtuber named Jord. Here’s how the relations with Jord started. He...
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It’s nice to see you back here at the Dostoyevsky-BTS blog, our lovely readers! And if this is your first time visiting, welcome! As I mentioned last time we will be discussing today Dostoyevsky’s influence on some of the...
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By Hilary Reid Last week, Edwin Frank discussed his greatest literary rediscoveries, the history of the Classics series, and the success of John Williams’s Stoner and Magda Szabó’s The Door, among other topics, with Susannah Hunnewell on The Paris...