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I was thinking about the actresses who always get cast as the motherly characters in movies, and the same names kept coming up. So I decided to put together a list of the best mum characters in the movies and the eight actresses who play them.
(I probably should have done this around Mother’s Day but I forgot.)… Continue reading
Tagged actresses, Allison Janney, best mums, dianne wiest, driving lessons, edward scissorhands, gravity, harry potter, julie walters, juno, life of the party, little miss sunshine, Melissa McCarthy, mothers, mrs weasley, mums, sandra bullock, st. vincent, the blind side, the help, the horse whisperer, the lost boys, the sixth sense, the way way back, toni collette, vianne rocher
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Horse films are typically watched by horseriders, which means the film is going to have a very critical audience right off the bat.
I can’t enjoy horse films or TV shows (although… I don’t really know anyone over the age of 12 who does) because it’s really difficult not to nit-pick.
These are the things that always seem to let a horse film down… Continue reading
Tagged black beauty, dawn of the planet of the apes, flicka, friesian, goldeneye, gunpowder, horse film, johnny depp, lord of the rings, mcleod's daughters, of horses and men, racing stripes, scarlett johansson, sleepy hollow, the hobbit, the horse whisperer, the saddle club, toby maguire, war horse
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I am a sucker for any great horse film – such as Black Beauty, but unlike War Horse.
And The Horse Whisperer is certainly way up there in terms of lack of soppiness, being accurate in the training and horse terms as well as having a strong sense of realism.
So it begins in the most idyllic farm blanketed in thick snow. Grace (the young Scarlett Johansson) puts her riding boots on and tip toes out of the house. She sees he friend over in the next field… Continue reading
Tagged 1998, awesome, connie, film, film review, freak, Grace, Judith, kristen scott Thomas, movie, music, Natural Horsemanship, nz, Pilgrim, review, Robert Redford, scarlett johansson, the horse whisperer