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Carol Video Review: The Lesbian Holiday Love Story you Didn’t Know you Needed

  Full transcript with additional information on the film: Carol is the cinematic version of the bold seminal 1952 lesbian romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (who wrote Strangers on a Train), from a screenplay by Phyllis Nagy. The book is known as the first famous gay novel with a relatively uplifting …

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For Your Consideration: Oscar Acting Preview

Saturday, January 21, 2012 Just in time for the Oscar announcements on January 24—and from the lanai on her January Hawaiian vacation… because movies never rest!—Cinema Siren wanted to mention some of the most notable and favorite performances of the last year. It has been a year full of subtle performances, with far less of …

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Fincher’s Dragon Breathes Fire

Friday, December 23, 2011 Over the river and through the woods to grandfather’s house we go. The grandfather, Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer), patriarch of the Swedish industrial dynasty, seeks to solve the 40-year-old murder mystery and disappearance of his grand-niece, Harriet. This is the lynchpin in the first story based on Stieg Larsson’s blockbuster The …

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