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Saturday Features: "Coming Home" and "The Quiet American" - Before and After Vietnam
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Thursday March 7, 2013

"The Quiet American" (2002) and "Coming Home" (1978) are both love stories wrapped inside a political film - or perhaps its the other way around. Either way, politics do seem to muck-up the mechanisms of romance.

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  • Arts
  • Asia
  • Ethics
  • Film
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Saturday Features: "Please Give" and "Friends with Money" - Films by Nicole Holofcener
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Monday February 25, 2013

Nicole Holofcener; a new voice in cinema since 1996

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  • Sexuality
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Saturday Features: "In the Heat of the Night" and "Moonstruck" - Two From Norman Jewison
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Tuesday February 19, 2013

Two great films from Canadian icon, Norman Jewison.

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  • Crime & Punishment
  • Diversity
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  • Human Rights
  • Racism
  • Social Justice
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Saturday Features: "Ajami" and "Do the Right Thing" - Neighbourhoods
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Wednesday February 13, 2013

Spike Lee's misunderstood classic

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  • Human Rights
  • Multiculturalism
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Saturday Features: "Mostly Martha" and "Big Night"
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Tuesday February 5, 2013

Two films with a culinary bent.  And to celebrate - we have a few culinary suggestions of our own to go with your movie.

  • Arts
  • Film
  • Relationships
  • Society & Culture
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Saturday Features: "All That Heaven Allows" and "Imitation of Life" - The Films of Douglas Sirk
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Friday February 1, 2013

The films of Douglas Sirk, "All that Heaven Allows" and "Imitation of Life" - Social criticism masked in sweeping dramas. 

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  • peers & relationships
  • social issues
  • Diversity
  • Equality
  • Ethics
  • Film
  • Social & Emotional
  • Parenting & Family
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Saturday Features: "The White Ribbon" and "Let The Right One In" - The Malevolent Child
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Friday January 25, 2013

Saturday Night at the Movies features two films where children are anything but sweet and precocious. 

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Saturday Features: "North Dallas 40" and "Cold Turkey"
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Friday January 18, 2013

The films "North Dallas Forty" and "Cold Turkey" give cause to suspect that the phrase, 'to win at all costs' may be as inspirational as it sounds. 

  • Health & Development
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  • Film
  • Sports
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Saturday Features: "The Hospital" and "Bigger Than Life" - When the Prescription Fails
Thom Ernst
Category: Saturday Night at the Movies Blog
Friday January 11, 2013
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