We all have greatness within us and our greatness shines through when our spirits are tested. Louis Zamperini, is one man who under extraordinary circumstances showed remarkable greatness. Unbroken is based off the book written by Laura Hillenbrand and directed by Angelina Jolie. It chronicles his childhood, his marathon in the Olympics and his war time service. He passed away in 2014.
I viewed this film on Christmas Day and found it to be extremely moving but very long.
Red Carpets, Awards, Money, Fame and Adoration: Everyone dreams of having these things. Some people have achieved what many people dream about. Does anyone ever stop to think about the mental and emotional factors these put upon actors and the average entertainment consumer?
3rd. Article in our 5-week series on The Next Generation of Films for Women
It’s common knowledge that men and women differ somewhat when it comes to what to watch at the cinema. Men like action and sci-fi, women like romantic comedies and dramas. But the majority of us know these are just clichés. Men and women like a range of genres, not just the assigned stereotypical ones. However there is a problem when it comes to female driven movies that aim to be something more than just the usual superficial films that we expect. Continue reading
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Two nights from now the 85th Academy Awards will commence and all the stars will be out on the town. If you have read previous articles from LIH about award shows, you will know that some of us think most of them are overrated. However, Golden Globes and Oscars are our favorite!
Stephenie Meyer is a practicing Mormon and a graduate of Brigham Young University. Many readers of the saga may not know that she instilled her own beliefs into her novels. This article examines the essay written by Margaret Toscano as she takes a closer look at the doctrines of the church and how they weave into the texts. Continue reading