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  2. Tweety

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    "Aisha" tells the tale of a Nigerian woman attempting asylum in Ireland and her having to navigate that system. She's played by Letitia Wright who is famous from being in the Blank Panther movies. She does an excellent job of capturing the characte...
  3. Tweety

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    The Mattachine Family is a good movie that was released this week to streaming on June 4th. It made the rounds of the LGBTQ+ movie circuit. In honor of Pride Month I picked a queer movie to watch. It tells the story of a gay married couple who...
  4. The Movie Thread

    I love films that take place in the American west during the 1800s. There are a lot of good western movies like Silverado or Seraphim Falls.
  5. Tweety

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    "The Last Stop in Yuma County" is a crime drama that was just released in theaters and streaming on May 10th. I watched it based on good reviews. It centers around a diner in which bank robbers are holding a traveling salesmen a waitress hostage. ...
  6. Tweety

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    June Again is an Australian movie out on Amazon Prime that I really enjoyed. The main character is very well acted and revolves around a woman with vascular dementia after a stroke that mysteriously gets a reprieve and comes back to life to her old ...
  7. Tweety

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    "Damsel" is a Netflix fantasy action movie about a land long ago in an imaginary kingdom where a princess was tossed into a dragon's den as a sacrifice. It's good for what it is, some entertaining mind candy that's entertaining and not too dee...
  8. Tweety

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    "How To Have Sex" is a British film that received wide acclaim and got my attention by the good reviews and that it was nominated for Best British Film at the British Academy Awards. The lead actress won a British Academy Award for breakout performa...
  9. Tweety

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    "LaRoy, Texas" is a suspenseful movie released simultaneously to theaters and streaming April 12th, and is about a mild mannered man that finds himself a hit man. It's presented in somewhat of a light hearted way (like Fargo) and there are many laye...
  10. Tweety

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    I ordinarily wouldn't choose a movie like "The Miracle Club" but a friend recommended it and I like the cast. The plot of "estranged child returns to hometown..." is a tired old one. Still, the movie wasn't that bad. The cast had a lot of dem...
  11. Tweety

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    "The Promised Land" is a Danish movie (I watched the English dubbed version) about a poor ex-Army Captain that sets out to farm a very inhospitable land in Denmark and the high price he and those around him pay. The lead actor, Mads Mikkelsen,...
  12. No Stars In My Eyes

    Game of Groans

    I have been having a heck of a time re-finding this thread. I ended up going back two years on my "followed content" to find a post that was listed from here. So, I have been saving a few things to post when I FINALLY found my way back! And here I am...
  13. Tweety

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    I saw it when it came out and agree it's an excellent movie.
  14. NRSKarenRN

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    Ran across George Clooney's 2011 The Descendants on hulu tonight. Plot A comedy-drama, realistically portrays his wifes dying, difficulties with children, and subdued confrontation with man having affair with his wife along with difficu...
  15. Tweety

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    Beau is Afraid was a movie I put on my watchlist in January after seeing it on NPR's lists of the best movies of 2023. It stars Joaquin Phoenix as a mentally ill man with mommy issues. There's a lot to unpack in the nearly 3-hour movie and it becam...
  16. Tweety

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    American Fiction is a critically acclaimed satire about African American representation in media. It features a writer that can't get his book published, but instead creates a book that as joke to send to publishers that takes off. There are also ...
  17. Tweety

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    "Jawan" (meaning "soldier") is a big budget movie from the Hindi Film Industry aka "Bollywood". It was a huge hit becoming the 2nd highest grossing Hindi language film and the 5th highest grossing Indian film. It stars Shah Rukh Khan who is o...
  18. Tweety

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    Dune 2 is on my list. It's getting rave reviews.
  19. The Movie Thread

    This was on my list but the premise gives me pause. We watched Dune 2 today. What a big story and it's well done.
  20. Tweety

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    "Poor Things" is a movie I wanted to see when it was out in theaters but never did so I waited for it to come on streaming. It's for rent on Amazon and I believe it's on Hulu subscription as well. It received widespread acclaim and a whopping ...
  21. Wow, what a fascinating person. This is the first I've heard of him and his many achievements. I can relate to it particularly, as most of my private duty patients are on some type of continuous mechanical ventilation and often want to stick w...
  22. I cared for a young woman with paralysis from polio in an iron lung in the 80s. It was an interesting experience.
  23. I vaguely remember this gentleman. Read article in its entirety: Paul Alexander, 78-year-old Dallas man who lived in an iron lung for most of his life, dies
  24. Tweety

    The Movie Thread

    On a side note, apparently there is a stink about what Producer Jonathan Glazer said when accepting the Oscar for The Zone of Interest https://www.vox.com/culture/2024/3/11/24097323/jonathan-glazer-oscar-acceptance-speech-gaza-controversy
  25. Tweety

    The Movie Thread

    The Zone of Interest is a British and Polish film in the German language about the commander of Auschwitz concentration camp and his home life. The film received widespread acclaim including the Academy Award for best International Film, and ...
  26. Tweety

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    The movie "Earth Mama" came to my attention when it was nominated for a couple of "Independent Spirit Awards" (the prizes given to indie and low budget movies). It was nominated for Best Debut and Best Breakout Performance. It also won a British Ac...