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Human Kindness in 4 Ideas

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindnessConfucius

Human Kindness … Where’d it go

How many awful, cruel, dishonest and utterly nasty people have enraged you recently? 484 woorden meer

Mac Logan

In Praise of Easy Rider's Captain America

1969 was a watershed year for both America and the movies.  While the war in Viet Nam dragged on and turmoil raged at home, movie audiences watched as two generations of Fondas appeared in movies about the American dream.  699 woorden meer

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The Cutting Edge

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Terms of Endearment

I don’t know why I expected this movie to be very sad. It’s really not- sure her father dies in the first few minutes and her marriage falls apart, but there’s something very balanced and real about the writing. 312 woorden meer

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"Five Easy Pieces": A lost soul points the way for independent film

“We’d had a revelation. This is the direction American movies should take.”

That was the late Roger Ebert, tweeting about the rapturous audience reaction to Bob Rafelson’s “Five Easy Pieces.” And he was right — the 1970 film did point the way for a lot of American independent film to come. 502 woorden meer

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