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New Trailer: The Mountain Between Us – Official Trailer #1

THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US || Idris Elba and Kate Winslet play two strangers that get on a charter jet after their original flights are canceled due to a storm, but after a plane crash, they are stranded in mountain terrain wilderness with just each other. The film is based on a 2011 novel of the same title, written by Charles Martin. The film is … Read More New Trailer: The Mountain Between Us – Official Trailer #1

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2014 Oscars Challenge: [35] Omar – One Nomination

Palestine Every year the Academy Awards brings to light films that I otherwise would have never seen and more often than not, it is in the Best Foreign Feature category that I discover these amazing films. Most notably, I remember seeing “Dogtooth” (2009) and being absolutely blown away by how much I loved the film. This year, three foreign films have blown me away. … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: [35] Omar – One Nomination

Quick Review: Omar (2013)

OMAR BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLFEBRUARY 2, 2014 Five years ago, I started participating in what I call the Oscar Challenge, where I watch every single film nominated for an Academy Award that year, and it was for films like “Omar” that I started doing it in the first place. A Palestinian love story between a young man and his best friend’s sister, “Omar” was one … Read More Quick Review: Omar (2013)