Newport/Narragansett: Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday Haul

My family and I had a great Thanksgiving–all I have to say is that our fridge is filled with leftovers and pies. My cousin and her son joined us for dinner, and we were happy to have them. We saw Lincoln (2012) in the evening. It was a good film, but it would have been […]

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Voir Un Film: Vanishing of the Bees

Media Credit: communitygardennews.org Vanishing of the Bees (2009)Genre(s): Documentary/HistoryDirector(s): George Langworthy, Maryam HeneinPrincipals: Ellen Page (narrator), Simon Buxton, and Emilia Fox Agriculture today is a mess. With all of the pesticides, mono-culture fields, GMOs, loose FDA and EPA regulation and enforcement, the natural environment suffers the consequences–even bees. Bees are a vital part of agriculture because […]

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Bill Cunningham New York

Source: google.com via Julie on Pinterest Year Released: 2010Genre: DocumentaryDirector: Richard PressFeatures: Bill Cunningham, Anna Wintour, Michael Kors, Tom Wolfe, and everyone else important in the fashion world Bill Cunningham New York follows The New York Times Styles photographer around doing his daily routine– riding on his bicycle on Fifth Avenue capturing his subjects, sitting […]

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Voir Un Film: The Social Network

The Social Network (2010)Directed by David Fincher In the opening scene, we learn that Mark Zuckerberg is, to put it simply, an “a*****e” according to his ex-girlfriend, Erica Albright (Rooney Mara). Zuckerberg (Eisenberg), a sophomore at Harvard, has spent the past few minutes in an intense rant over getting into one of the exclusive clubs, […]

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Voir Un Film: The Other Guys

The Other Guys (2010)Directed by Adam McKay There are always the heroes: Agent K, James Bond, Han Solo, and my personal favorite, John McClane. They follow through the most off the wall schemes, break through social barriers and leave ruins from random explosives all over major cities. They get the recognition, the women, and the […]

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Voir Un Film: Dinner for Schmucks

Dinner for Schmucks (2010)Directed by Jay Roach “Takes one to know one.” Tim works in finance as a mid-level executive and hopes to be promoted. When the opportunity presents itself, Tim must acquire a potential/wealthy client… and find an idiot to bring to a dinner that Saturday. It turns out that Tim’s superiors hold this […]

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Voir Un Film: (500) Days of Summer

Image via Wikipedia (500) Days of Summer (2009)Directed by Marc Webb “Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love. Girl doesn’t.” Tom Hansen has postponed his dream job as an architect to earn money as a greeting card writer in LA. Here, he meets Summer Finn, the new secretary from Michigan and falls in love at […]

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Voir Un Film: Inception

Source: movieposterdb.com via Trevor on Pinterest Inception (2010)Directed by Christopher Nolan “Your mind is the scene of the crime.” Why has no one ever thought to make a movie about dreams before? It seems such an obvious choice for an intriguing, yet also action-packed, story that everyone can relate to. Inception has set precedent for […]

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Voir Un Film: Salt

Source: mattsmoviereviews.net via Chris on Pinterest Salt (2010)Directed by Phillip Noyce The decision to cast Angelina Jolie as Evelyn Salt proved successful– I mean, who wouldn’t go see Jolie kill every person in sight while wearing tight black leather?** So basically Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent, is accused of being a Russian spy and all […]

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Voir un Film: The Namesake

Source: netflix.com via Marc on Pinterest The Namesake (2007)Directed by Mira Nair This is the story of Gogol, an Indian American who finds himself in between two very different cultures of two very different countries. His parents, Ashoke (Irrfan Khan) and Ashima (Tabu), remind Gogol that he must embrace his roots as an Indian and […]

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