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Benedetta (2021)

Director: Paul Verhoeven Writers: David Birke & Paul Verhoeven (Based on the book “Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy” by Judith C. Brown)

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Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Director: John Madden Writer: Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard

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Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Director: Mike Nichols Writer: Aaron Sorkin (Based on the book “Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History” by George Crile) Mike Nichols’s final film. OK but really saved by Hoffman’s supporting performance. Miss him … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

Director: Joel Coen Writer: Joel Coen (Based on the play “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare)

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Being the Ricardos (2021)

Director: Aaron Sorkin Writer: Aaron Sorkin

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The Last Duel (2021)

Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Nicole Holofcener & Ben Affleck & Matt Damon (Based on the book “The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France” by Eric Jager) Great! One of Ridley’s best in years and … Continue reading

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Rosewood (1997)

Director: John Singleton Writer: Gregory Poirier

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Public Enemies (2009)

Director: Michael Mann Writers: Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann & Ann Biderman (Based on the book “Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34” by Bryan Burrough)

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Director: Mike Nichols Writer: Ernest Lehman (Based on the play by Edward Albee) Great! Had not seen this one in a while. All four leads are excellent. Beautiful photography. Started reading the new Nichols biography so I am going to … Continue reading

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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Director: Michael Mann Writers: Michael Mann and Christopher Crowe (Based on the novel by James Fenimore Cooper) Director’s Cut. Had not seen this in quite a while. Pretty good!

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