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Notebook Pages

86th Annual Academy Awards - Show

  Alright, alright, alright! Paraphrasing the already famous McConaughey line. The Academy finally got it right! Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o were all my choices for best actors and actresses, because they really were the best, … Read More

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No

No (2012)

I’m glad I found time to squeeze in two hours at the cinema this week to see No (2012). In 1988, under international pressure to legitimise his regime, General Augusto Pinochet allowed a referendum to determine if he would remain … Read More

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Touching the Void

I love the mountain. My father is a passionate mountaineer and our parents would take my brother and me on trips to the mountains every summer in our childhood. Those remain some of my best vacations. The feeling you have … Read More

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Oscars 2013

Daniel-day-lewis-oscars

I can’t miss the opportunity of talking about the Oscars, although I know it’s all you’ve been reading online these days. And the first thing I must talk about is Daniel Day-Lewis winning the Oscar for Best Actor in a … Read More

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Wings of desire

There are angels hovering over Berlin and walk unnoticed among its citizens, seen only by other angels and occasionally by children. They listen to people’s thoughts and at times they take an active role of guardian angels assisting those in … Read More

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