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Movie: Primary Colors

Based on the initially anonymous blockbuster 1996 account of Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992, the film version continues the novel's weak à clef distance, casting a thinly disguised John Travolta as Bill and Emma Thompson as Hillary as they navigate the ethically trying road to the White House. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Feb 10, 2019 - 5 comments

Movie: The Children Act

As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
posted by ellieBOA on Sep 29, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Impromptu

In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand. [more inside]
posted by los pantalones del muerte on Sep 23, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Treasure Planet

Disney's animated adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure novel Treasure Island. [more inside]
posted by zinon on Aug 21, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Saving Mr. Banks

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jun 3, 2015 - 5 comments

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