Film Review: Being There (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: “A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington DC house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of a woman, Eve, and her husband Ben, an influential but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Salem Witch Trials (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: Four hour miniseries about the 1692 witch trials in Salem Village, Mass. that lead to the hanging of 19 convicted “witches” and the imprisonment of many others. REVIEW: Salem Witch Trials requires a decent amount of viewing time with it clocking in close to 4 hours. Though it is a well documented and acted piece. Now I was curious to where this originated from as it had a pretty solid “TV look” to it. … Continue reading

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