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THE WEDDING PLAN; HEBREW (ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

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Wildly witty, charmingly creative, “Michal” (sensational Noa Kooler) is thirty-two, an Orthodox Jew, dumped by her fiancé, she decides to go ahead with the wedding despite being “groomless”; she feels that God will prevail and in thirty days, on the eighth day of Hanukkah she will wed. What transgress is captivatingly unpredictable; Michal, a proprietor of a mobile zoo, is ... Read More »

THINGS TO COME; FRENCH (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) (ON DEMAND) & IN THEATRES

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Quietly profound slice of life; a moment in time that all who have reached the age of maturity will recognize its veracity, silently stunning emotional upheaval; normalcy interrupted, a catastrophic event severs the complacency of a twenty-five year marriage. Writer/director Mia Hansen-Love partners with inimitable Isabelle Huppert and paints a portrait of time, acceptance, change and openness to “things to ... Read More »

THEIR FINEST

Their Finest Hour and A Half
Directed by Lone Sherfig

Last year, on the advice of my sage sister, I binge-watched Britain’s television detective drama, “Foyles’s War” (2002-2015); truly one of the “finest” programs, written by Antony Horowitz, I have ever indulged in; commencing in 1940 the scenario stretches through WWII and beyond; starring Michael Kitchen as detective “Christopher Foyle” and Honeysuckle Weeks as his driver “Samantha Stewart” two of ... Read More »

LA LA LAND/THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG/SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS

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Three profoundly poignant, powerful films that idiosyncratically adhere, to one’s memory; permanent, lifelong residents, quiet reminders of youth’s surging, electrifying passion; a love never experienced in the history of mankind; convinced of its uniqueness, permanence, consuming every waking moment, dominating dreams, allowing nothing, or no one, to trespass on its sublimity; its redolence lies in its universality; life’s serendipitous, karmic ... Read More »

BITTER HARVEST

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1932-33, between seven and ten million Ukrainians were systematically starved to death because they refused to be part of Josef Stalin’s collectivization; resisting forced relinquishment of their land to state- owned collective farms. “Holodomor” (death by forced starvation), cancerous as the “Holocaust”;  Stalin and Hitler, bunk-mates in Dante’s ninth circle of Hell. “Bitter Harvest” directed by George Mendeluk tackles this ... Read More »

ACADEMY AWARDS ATROCITY

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For a meager twenty seconds, there were two winners in the Peneflix contest; those twenty seconds destroyed the Academy’s legitimacy for years to come. How can viewers trust the sealed envelope? In retrospect, I bleed for Warren Beatty, lacking the prescience, when he realized the error, to speak out, he was rendered comatose, and poor Faye, spoke too soon. In ... Read More »

FINAL DAY!! Enter before midnight! – Peneflix Annual Academy Awards Contest – Select and win!

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To enter: 1)   You must be a subscriber to Peneflix.com 2)   You may only enter once. 3)   ALL  ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH, MIDNIGHT. $150.00 TO THE WINNER. HAVE TO ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS CORRECTLY. *PENEFLIX PICKS* marked in the form below (PLUS THE WINNER HAS TO GET CORRECT NUMBER AWARDS FOR BEST PICTURE) Follow Read More »

Just one day left!! Peneflix Annual Academy Awards Contest – Select and win!

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To enter: 1)   You must be a subscriber to Peneflix.com 2)   You may only enter once. 3)   ALL  ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH, MIDNIGHT. $150.00 TO THE WINNER. HAVE TO ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS CORRECTLY. *PENEFLIX PICKS* marked in the form below (PLUS THE WINNER HAS TO GET CORRECT NUMBER AWARDS FOR BEST PICTURE) Follow Read More »

Three days left!! Peneflix Annual Academy Awards Contest – Select and win!

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To enter: 1)   You must be a subscriber to Peneflix.com 2)   You may only enter once. 3)   ALL  ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH, MIDNIGHT. $150.00 TO THE WINNER. HAVE TO ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS CORRECTLY. *PENEFLIX PICKS* marked in the form below (PLUS THE WINNER HAS TO GET CORRECT NUMBER AWARDS FOR BEST PICTURE) Follow Read More »

One week left!! Peneflix Annual Academy Awards Contest – Select and win!

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To enter: 1)   You must be a subscriber to Peneflix.com 2)   You may only enter once. 3)   ALL  ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH, MIDNIGHT. $150.00 TO THE WINNER. HAVE TO ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS CORRECTLY. *PENEFLIX PICKS* marked in the form below (PLUS THE WINNER HAS TO GET CORRECT NUMBER AWARDS FOR BEST PICTURE) Follow Read More »

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