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Thursday, May 15th, 2014
3:46 pm
Movies that I have watched

Some of the Movies that we have watched

and most of them are very good movies

Updated Apr 14th 2007

And many more...
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
12:13 pm
Spiritual Movie Night: Painting the Future

Inspired by the writings of Louise L. Hay, Painting the Future reveals how the thoughts we choose create the life we live. An unlikely friendship is formed between a bitter painter who has lost his sight, and a sweet Hispanic girl, his 9 year-old neighbor, who is determined to save up for her Quincinera dress.

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Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
11:17 pm
Till Human Voices Wake Us (2002)
There will be time to wonder "do I dare"...
Sometimes the mysteries of your past find a way into your future.
Tuesday, July 11th, 2006
12:48 pm
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Plot Summary
  • Genres: Drama, Romance
  • Plot Synopsis: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow/widower. Each is slow to reveal anything personal so that each revelation is hidden by a misperception. They become friends, then close friends, and then she reveals that she can't have a lover because, for her, her husband's memory is still too strong. Much of the film is told wordlessly in action, or through hearing one of their thoughts as they go about their day.
Monday, June 26th, 2006
4:02 pm
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Plot Summary for movie It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas!

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
4:51 pm
Time Is Money (1994)
1994-France

PLOT DESCRIPTION
Screenwriter and novelist Joseph Kaufman (Max von Sydow) has made his mark, earned gobs of money in his day, and won an Oscar for his troubles. Now he's a lot older, and all he wants to do is sit around and vegetate - and if he were anyone else, he'd probably be allowed to. However, he has a lifestyle that requires that he continue to manufacture "product," and he has an advance for a novel that he's spent without writing a word. His lovely mansion is likely to be taken by French authorities for back taxes, if he can't rouse himself to start typing. However, in this comedy, it will take the combined full-time efforts of his agent (Martin Landau), his wife (Charlotte Rampling), and a young admirer and fellow writer (Francois Montagut) to rouse him from his lethargy, and it's not at all clear that they will succeed in doing so. ~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
http://movies2.nytimes.com/gst/movies/movie.html?v_id=150889
Sunday, June 18th, 2006
10:18 am
21 Grams (2003) The Weight of the Soul
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0001CNRRU/ref=pd_sxp_elt_l1/002-9330082-9641619?n=130

The Weight of the Soul, February 7, 2004
Reviewer:  A. Casalino "V^^^^^V" (Downers Grove, IL USA)

My life's been awash in the pull of momentous turning tides, and I've faced countless daunting crises- The moment was boasting nighttime and quite frigid, (-7, actually: well amid the depths of one of the harshest Midwest winters immemorial).
I went alone to see this film.

Riveted to the screen, I was witness to raw nature and circumstance; I was witness to stark fate. Driving home the premise that it's pure ordained destiny that both joins human souls and tears them from each other, this movie is just devastating. Yet I had already sensed that this would be one of those rare films that tend to disturb the senses to a degree that sets the mind to thinking - haunting one's days and nights for weeks and months to come. Yes, by my troth I do live dangerously!
Monday, June 12th, 2006
4:43 pm
...as two totally different futures unfold...

Sliding Doors (1998)

Young Helen is fired from her job at a PR company, and when the sliding doors of the tube car close on her,
we start to see what would have happened if she'd made the train, and if she hadn't.

Summary written by Anonymous
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120148/plotsummary

If Helen makes it aboard a London subway train before the sliding doors close, she will have a different future
than if she is left standing on the platform. In parallel stories, this tale follows Helen's lives down both paths simultaneously,
as two totally different futures unfold.
http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1800024650/info
4:30 pm
How little things can change the rest of your life
Run Lola Run / Lola rennt (1998)

The film explores the events that fate alone controls and displays the constant "what if's"
that occur every moment and that can easily change the happenings of the next.

Friday, May 19th, 2006
4:36 pm
"Groundhog Day"
From: Valentina
Sent: Saturday, April 17, 2004 1:06 AM
Subject: NO more movies to watch!!!/Just a names/The movies/Upd Apr 17th04

NO more movies to watch!!!

Tonight after watching that "Groundhog Day" movie
I am feeling drunk and spaced out-wild and uncontrolable...

Beware!!!...
Rolling Eyes Wink Smile
V.
Monday, May 15th, 2006
3:35 pm
Some movies & more
From:    M.
To:    "Valentina" <mumspirit@yahoo.com>
Subject:    Re: Movies
Date:    Mon, 15 May 2006 10:41:18 +0800

Valentina,

I do remember that you liked "Sound of Music"
and "Gone With the Wind." I just can't remember any of the others.

Some movies that I like a lot are:
Sunday, May 14th, 2006
12:21 am
The Door in the Floor (2004)


Tonight – finally - we have watched this movie – "The Door in the Floor"…

Hmm…

I wanted to ask: “Am I like a stone too?..”

(Sometimes?.. Maybe?..)

Monday, April 17th, 2006
12:10 am
films that give insight into the human condition
http://homevideo.about.com/library/weekly/aafpr041603.htm
 
"Three Colors Trilogy" DVD
Reviewed by Ivana Redwine

In the 1990s, Polish-born filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski directed a series of three interrelated movies individually titled "Blue" (1993), "White" (1994), and "Red" (1994), but collectively known as the "Three Colors" trilogy. Now Miramax has released these three films on DVD in a boxed set that I think every lover of art-house cinema will want to own. The three-disc DVD set comes loaded with special features, and I have listed these below.


I think Krzysztof Kieslowski, who died in 1996 at the age of 54, was a genius of the order of Ingmar Bergman or Federico Fellini.
He brilliantly combined inventive stories, quirky characters, interesting images, and timeless music in films that give insight
into the human condition. I give the "Three Colors" trilogy my highest possible recommendation.
(
Ivana Redwine)

Sunday, January 8th, 2006
2:12 pm
My inner work movie
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0315983/

House of Sand and Fog (2003)

cover Directed by
Vadim Perelman
Friday, December 23rd, 2005
3:48 pm
I have this magical picture from someone else's LJ journal...
http://www.livejournal.com/users/ksp24/53617.html?view=644209#t644209



The swan above was a local denizen--quite fearless.

We had a lovely time sailing, but that's for another day.

(Says K S Pravda)

From: VALENTINA

I have this magical picture from someone else's LJ journal - FOR ALL OF YOU TO SEE IT...
Sunday, December 18th, 2005
10:15 pm
They where seeing these movies why (???) IT DIDN’T DO ANYTHING FOR THEM?

One conversation…

(Recorded by Guy)

You (Valentina):  Why people where seeing all of these movies and IT DIDN’T DO ANYTHING FOR THEM?

You (Valentina):  All of those people who watched the movies for Shelly didn’t get them.

Me (Guy):  Maybe they did, but didn’t know it.

10:00 pm
WHY DON’T WE CHANGE?

What I mean in that conversation…

Why are we seeing things, hearing them and so on – more and more…

Yet, WE ARE STILL THE SAME…

Well, pretty much THE SAME…

WHY DON’T WE CHANGE?

Or - WHY DO WE CHANGE SO SLOWLY???

With our speed – it will take FOREVER!..

Don’t you think so???

Valentina
9:56 pm
1:40 pm
??? and the ANSWER(otvet)/ film Strekoza [2002] (Dragonfly)

http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1807733574/info

  View Production Photos from Dragonfly (2002)
When Dr. Joe Darrow's young wife Emily dies in a tragic bus crash, he is devastated. He returns to his work, treating sick children. Soon some of the children start to have remarkably similar near-death experiences, and Joe begins to wonder if the spirit of his late wife is trying to contact him.
Dragonfly (2002) Poster
12:46 pm
In ''Dragonfly,'' as in ''Patch Adams,'' much of the action takes place in a pediatric oncology ward
More Critics Reviews...

http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1807733574/critic

"What was intriguing and elusive in the first half turns schmaltzy, and you begin to think that the stuff in that waterfall isn't water at all;
it's Mrs. Butterworth's, and Dragonfly is drowning in it."
(St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Hewitt)

http://ae.twincities.com/entertainment/ui/twincities/movie.html?id=60363&reviewId=8156

"As the movie dragged on, I thought I heard a mysterious voice, and felt myself powerfully drawn toward the light —
the light of the exit sign."
(New York Times - A. O. Scott)

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A03E6DB123EF931A15751C0A9649C8B63
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