Tag Archives: Willem Dafoe

“The Florida Project”

Throughout the years, driving from New York to Florida and back again, I’ve passed exit signs advertising numerous motels and hotels located off of I95 (Interstate 95). As I sit and write this post, I can’t recall with certainty, the … Continue reading

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“Death Note” (2017)

As a viewer, who had never read the highly regarded, Japanese manga series “Death Note” –  original title in Japanese, “Desu nôto” –  written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The only … Continue reading

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“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Quirky characters, vibrant colors, an intricate prison escape and quick witted dialogue, are several of the things that are featured in the film “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” The movie premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 6, 2014. … Continue reading

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“Even Though Fangs Are Never Shown, Kathryn Bigelow’s Film, Near Dark, Has a Lot of Bite”

The evening of the 82nd Academy Awards turned out to be an historic occasion. The annual presentation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences would finally bestow, on March 7, 2009, the coveted Best Director award to a … Continue reading

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