Callas Forever Movies
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Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles was written and directed by John Hughes and released in 1984 and was an instant hit at the box office. Things Go Wrong Samantha Baker (Molly Ringwald) wakes up to her 16th birthday with great expectations for a special day, but her whole family has forgotten.  Her older sister Ginny (Blanche Baker) is […]

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10 Things I Hate About You

This romantic comedy was released in 1999 and was directed by Gil Junger. We are introduced to Cameron James (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who is new to Padua High School and the first girl he sees is the beautiful Bianca Stratford (Larisa Oleynik) and falls in love.  Bianca’s father (Larry Miller) is very strict and it is […]

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Dunkirk

Dunkirk is a war film based on the events that took place during the Dunkirk evacuation during World War 2. The film was written, produced, and directed by renowned director Christopher Nolan, who is known for his other work such as The Dark Knight, Interstellar, and Memento. Dunkirk is a portrayal of the three different […]

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A Star is Born

Well known actor Bradley Cooper makes his debut as a director (and also co star) with this sensational feature film, a well told story of love and dreams. This is now the fourth film version of this story, the previous having featured acting greats such as Judy Garland and Barbara Streisand as the star the […]

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Mission Impossible: Fallout

Films need to be pretty amazing to get rated a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, especially when they are not an original film but part of a franchise – but the latest Mission Impossible in the series has managed to impress even the most jaded reviewers with its slick and fast paced storyline and great action […]

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Crazy Rich Asians

Directed by John Chu, Crazy Rich Asians was released in the US on 15 August 2018.  The film is based on a novel written by Kevin Kwan.  Crazy Rich Asians has an excellent cast that includes Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Nico Santos, Lisa Lu, Ken Jeong and Michelle Yeoh. The story begins […]

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Dances With Wolves

Dances with Wolves is a western film that was released in 1990. It was directed by Kevin Costner, who also starred in the film, and it won seven Academy Awards and a Golden Globe award for the best drama. It has as almost many wins as those who are successful in Bendigo Cup betting behind […]

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Gone With the Wind

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Gone with the Wind is based on Margaret Mitchell’s novel. This film was released in 1939 and is a historical romance set in the Deep South during the Civil War. This story centres on Scarlett O’Hara, the daughter of a wealthy plantation owner and her pursuit of her love interest, Ashley Wilkes. Ashley is married […]

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Blood Diamond

Blood Diamond was released in 2006 and is set during the Sierra Leone Civil War of 1991 – 2002.  The film is directed by Edward Zwick, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, and Jennifer Connelly. This film is not for the faint hearted as it shows the violence of this war with its many atrocities. […]

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The Book Thief

The Book Thief is based on a novel written by Markus Zusak and adapted into a movie with the same name.  It was released in 2013 and is a World War II drama. How it Begins The story is narrated by Death who tells us the story of a young girl Liesel Meminger.  Liesel and […]