Tag Archives: 2015

Doctor Zhivago: Epic Drama in Brief

Mary/ December 10, 2015/ Drama/ 0 comments

This movie is an epic drama about Russian doctor, Yuri Zhivago, who personally experiences the dramatic changes and upheavals that WWI and the Bolshevik Revolution bring to his homeland. Throughout the story, idealist Zhivago endures numerous hardships that includes an extra-marital relationship with the captivating Lara.

Doctor Zhivago: Mary’s Movie Night Review

Mary/ December 10, 2015/ Drama/ 1 comments

Mary’s review reveals that most of Doctor Zhivago was filmed in Spain in the dead heat of summer. For snow, director David Lean bought an entire marble quarry and had it ground into powder for disbursement as snow. Surrounding trees were sprayed with plastic snow to complete the setting.

A Man for All Seasons: A Brief introduction

Mary/ November 12, 2015/ Drama/ 0 comments

A Man for all Seasons is based on the true story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when he rejected the Roman Catholic Church in order to divorce Catherine of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn.

A Man for All Seasons: Mary’s Perspective

Mary/ November 12, 2015/ Drama/ 0 comments

“TV is going away.” my Dad exclaimed over lunch at Pasta Vino recently. He was proven right. Though, my mother gave me a DVD of A Man for All Seasons, I balked at the inconvenience of opening the DVD, figuring out how to get the DVD machine to operate within our increasingly complicated systems of Netflix, Amazon Streaming, and DirecTV.

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