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Rebecca

Netflix delivers a remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s best picture winner “Rebecca”, based on Daphne Du Maurier’s novel. While the original was presented in eerie black and white, Ben Wheatley’s adaptation is gloriously colorful, even using the easily recognizable Hatfield House, in Hertfordshire where “The Favourite” was shot. While Kristin Scott Thomas (“Military Wives”) is ideally […]

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Radioactive

In an extraordinary production directed by Marjane Satrapi and starring Rosamund Pike as Madame Curie, we hear the story of an eccentric scientist who won two Nobel prizes through much conflict and a certain amount of public hatred. She was the first woman to win a Nobel, notably being relatively unimpressed with it, but at the

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

This film marginally succeeds simply because it’s not completely awful. Pride & Prejudice & Zombies comes from author Seth Grahame-Smith’s idea of taking Jane Austin’s beloved novel Pride & Prejudice and inserting a zombie apocalypse in-between our favorite moments with Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy. Originally Natalie Portman was attached to the project, and still serves

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