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Deep emotions with (dubbed) “Dunkirk”

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Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)

“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”

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Nostalgia, books and “The Durrells in Corfu”

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PBS poster for "The Durrells in Corfu," widely used in publicizing the series.

Before parting with my classmates, before embarking for the big adventure called adult life, we enjoyed Corfu in the spring with its sunsets, its old buildings, its incredibly beautiful landscapes.

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My whirl at Twilight Zone fan fiction

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Oh, if only I had a time machine. “The Soldier, the Maid and the Miss” – a short story written in loving tribute of my favorite series of all time, The Twilight Zone (1959-64).

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Mastering grief in “Manchester by the Sea”

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Luckily for viewers, Manchester by the Sea - via the mastery of its writer/director - does not throw these tragedies in their faces all at once; it's a gradual process of discovery. Review at http://leipglo.com

The film’s Oscar-winning protagonist manages to convey the overwhelming weight of grief in his silence and body language, without an ounce of overacting.

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“Moonlight” a delicate, complex canvas

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Moonlight / ocean. Public domain photo.

It had been a while since I’d looked at a movie truly as a work of art – I did so with Moonlight.

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Cooking up TV crack: “How to Get Away with Murder”

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What’s the recipe for making a highly addictive TV show – besides the base ingredients of murder and sex?

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