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The Glass Castle (movie based on a true story) / Le Château de verre With native lang

Jeannette Walls is a young columnist for a New York newspaper. During a business dinner with her fiancé and two clients of his, she is as...
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Nov 16, 2017 23:32
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Good Time (film) With native lang

Nick is a young adult who is deaf and mentally disabled. He is attending a therapy session when his elder brother, Connie, bursts into th...
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Nov 6, 2017 18:20
Majie

Mother! (movie) With native lang

(The first thing is that none of the characters has a name in that film… which makes the story pretty difficult to tell). A young woman ...
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Oct 26, 2017 17:51
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Pattie Cake$ (movie) With native lang

A waitress in a gloomy pub attended by shabby customers, Patricia does not enjoy either her job or her life in a small town of New Jersey...
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Oct 24, 2017 00:11
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Wind River (movie) With native lang

Cory is a wildlife officer in Wyoming, in charge of hunting predators in the Indian Reservation of Wind River. He has the custody of his ...
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Oct 16, 2017 00:44
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My Cousin Rachel (film based on a Daphne Du Maurier’s novel) With native lang

In the early 19th century, after his studies, Philip is pleased to come back to the Cornwall’s village, where he grew up. Orphaned at a v...
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Sep 28, 2017 16:34
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Dunkirk / in France : Dunkerque (movie) With native lang

In May 1940, French soldiers do their best to hold back the German forces that are surrounding Dunkirk, France. British and Allied troops...
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Aug 31, 2017 22:19
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I am puzzled by a comma

Here is the whole sentence: Lincoln was haunted by a New Orleans slave auction he saw as a young man, the impact of which he never got o...
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Aug 17, 2017 19:29
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Hounds of Love / In France: Love Hunters (film) With native lang

In Perth, Australia, some young girls are playing a ball game. From their car, Evelyn and John, a couple in their late thirties, are star...
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Aug 10, 2017 17:39
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A funny allusion to Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird With native lang

Yesterday, I went to the movies and watched an Australian film, named Hounds of Love (in France: Love Hunters. I know, not typically Fren...
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Aug 2, 2017 15:59
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Message from the King (film) With native lang

Jacob receives a troublesome call from his younger sister who lives in Los Angeles. She is really scared and cries, but cannot give him m...
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Jul 31, 2017 16:33
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It Comes at Night (movie) With native lang

Three people wearing gas masks stand by an old man covered in pustules. Two of them, father and son, take the grandfather outside and lay...
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Jul 29, 2017 16:03
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe / renamed The Jane Doe Identity for its release in France (movie) With native lang

On a crime scene, the police find a victim isolated from the other ones, in the basement. The body, half-buried in the ground, is that of...
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Jul 27, 2017 16:30
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A Quiet Passion (film) With native lang

As a boarder, Emily Dickinson is probably not the most docile student, and she even dares to question the religious submission required b...
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Jul 21, 2017 15:42
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Get Out (movie) With native lang

Rose and Chris have been in love for several months now. So it’s time for Chris to be introduced to Rose’s parents. The young man is a li...
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Jul 19, 2017 22:27
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Weird Lyrics in Zombie by The Cranberries. With native lang

Here is the sentence that puzzles me: Who are we mistaken? There are lots of translations/explanations online, but I am not satisfied w...
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Jul 17, 2017 22:05
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Churchill (movie) With native lang

On early June 1944, British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill is wandering on an empty beach, lost in memories. The approaching sea redde...
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Jul 2, 2017 22:06
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Gold (Movie based on a true story) With native lang

The film takes place in the early 80’s. Kenny Wells is the son of a wealthy American prospector. He inherits an important fortune when hi...
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Jul 1, 2017 03:30
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K-turn?

I am reading Nothing to lose by Lee Child and could not find an explanation for "K-turn". Here is the whole sentence: "He ...
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Jun 14, 2017 22:10
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Why is it ".... like a magnet do...." (lyrics)

Yesterday, I had an argument with some English learners about this sentence found in "Shape of you", a song by Ed Sheeran. The ...
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Jun 2, 2017 03:29