Raise the Red Lantern is a 1991 film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Gong Li. It is an adaption by Ni Zhen of the 1990 novel Wives and Concubines by Su Tong. Set in the 1920s, the film tells the story of a young woman who becomes one of the concubines of a wealthy man during the Warlord Era. It is noted for its opulent visuals and sumptuous use of colours.
The Proposal (2009) Comedy | Drama | Romance- A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada. Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds
The Patriot Movie - a 2000 historical action drama starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger and Joely Richardson. It tells the story of a peaceful farmer, Benjamin Martin, who is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son. Incredible Cinematography! (PG-15)
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Apparently I had a teacher who met Ed Harris during shooting of this; said he was a very nice man. That little trivia tidbit aside, I have to admit, I have a soft spot for this Michael Bay movie: the action scenes are really well shot, the plot is sorta interesting and the dynamic between tough-as-nails Connery and nerd Cage saves it from being a complete disaster. Being shot in my backyard helps too.
Mama (2013) - A horror movie about feral children. These kids weren't raised by wolves, but by an incredibly lame ghost. This movie shows way too much of the poorly rendered monster to feel scary. Really disappointing.
The Ten Commandments is a 1956 movie that was popular in 1957. In our area, for many years, now, the main TV channels have been showing this movie on almost every religious holiday in place of one about Jesus.