Tag Archives: Mira Nair

QUEEN OF KATWE

“Sometimes the place you are used to is not the place you belong,” the master tells the student, perfectly encapsulating the hero’s journey in one sentence. Sure it’s on the nose, but so are many lines from Queen of Katwe … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – October 15, 1957

“What is really important to me is a sense of humour and a mischief about life. Life is just too boring otherwise.” –Mira Nair

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Born On This Day – October 15

“I want to question what the outside is and who defines it. I often find those that are considered to be on the outside extremely inspiring. They are the people who see through the double standards, like the kid in … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 04.26.13

Arthur Newman – Wallace (Colin Firth) is tired of his life and decides to start over again. This time with someone else’s identity, completely fabricated, a new man: Arthur Newman (a bit on the nose if you ask me). He meets … Continue reading

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