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What I Consider to be Very Good Films…
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Varied collection of films well worth a watch…


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Movie: The Grass Is Greener ( 1961 )
Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a liking to more than the house. Soon, Hattie Durant gets involved and they have a good old fashioned love triangle.
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Movie: The Haunting ( 1963 )
A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.
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Movie: The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! ( 1966 )
Without hostile intent, a Soviet submarine runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
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Movie: Mountains of the Moon ( 1990 )
The legendary true-story of Capt. Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's tumultuous expedition to find the source of the Nile river.
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Movie: In the Mouth of Madness ( 1995 )
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
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Movie: Dark City ( 1998 )
A man struggles with memories of his past, which includes a wife he cannot remember, and a nightmarish world without a sun.
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TV Show: Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic ( 2008 )
The Discworld - a magical realm quite unlike, yet hauntingly familiar to, ours - has got it's first tourist Twoflower. Rincewind, an inept ex-student wizard is given the task of guiding Twoflower through the city state of Ankh Morpork. Rincewind has two problems: firstly, as an expert coward, he doesn't feel he's the best person to guard a naive - and extremely rich, by local standards - tourist through one of the roughest cities in the multiverse. And secondly, the world is coming to an end. Never rains, eh?
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Movie: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day ( 2008 )
Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
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Movie: My Talks with Dean Spanley ( 2008 )
Each Thursday, a man approaching middle age calls upon his father, aged, caustic, nihilistic, and emotionally distant, perhaps from the loss of a son in the Boer War and his wife soon after. On this day, the son suggests they attend a visiting guru's lecture on the transmigration of souls. There they chat with a vicar and a soldier of fortune; dinner follows. Over glasses of Hungarian Tokay, the vicar, Dean Spanley, tells a story of friendship, freedom, and reincarnation. In what earthly way could this tale connect father and son?
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Movie: The Death of Stalin ( 2017 )
Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly 30 years, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.
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