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Film – Patti Cake$

Film – Patti Cake$

Watched on board Air Canada – Nov 2017  I’m stuck in Dirty Jersey Based in New Jersey, Patricia is living with her wayward mother, trying to hold down the odd waitressing job while working on a dream to be a hip-hop star. And she is good. It’s a bit of a shame that New Jersey […]

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Film – Corporate

Film – Corporate

Watched on board Air Canada – Nov 2017 This French film serves as an excellent reminder of why I prefer to remain away from the corporate culture. Emilie, casually glamorous like only the French can be, is hired as an executive to help cut costs by ‘getting rid’ of the most unproductive employees or those […]

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Film: The Big Sick

Film: The Big Sick

 Watched on board Air Canada – Nov 2017 An autobiographical story of an aspiring stand-up comic, Kumail and how his one night stand with Emily turned into something more, including writing this script. However, Kumail has a real issue with telling his Pakistani-Muslim parents about his love and she leaves, only to get ill and […]

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Film – Journey to the Shore

Film – Journey to the Shore

Watched on board Air Canada – Nov 2017  Mizuki’s husband drowned three years ago. But when he suddenly comes back home, Mizuki is not surprised to see him. A fix of world cinema is always a priority for me when I fly. It throws up films I’ve never heard off and definitely wouldn’t see in main […]

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Film – Maudie

Film – Maudie

Watched on board Air Canada – Nov 2017 I’m so glad I saw it as it’s turned out to be one of the films of 2017. The story of Maud Lewis, a Canadian artist I had never come across, despite visiting her home state Nova Scotia just a year ago. The phrase ‘about the unlikely […]

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Film – Survival Family

Film – Survival Family

Watched on ANA return flight from Tokyo June 2017 With the amount of politeness and respect between people in Tokyo, watching the opening scenes of this film featuring two spoilt brats shocked me at first. How can there be impolite teenagers in Tokyo? – I hadn’t seen any! I persevered to learn about the family; […]

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Film – Honnouji Hotel

Film – Honnouji Hotel

Watched on board return ANA flight from Tokyo June 2017 In this historical fantasy, we meet a nice but dim Mayuko who arrives at a hotel only to find her reservation organised by her fiancé is for the wrong date. She sets off to with her little wheelie case in search of another hotel, without […]

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Film – Close Knit

Film – Close Knit

Watched on board ANA flight to Tokyo June 2017 Having started watching this on my flight to Tokyo, I nearly missed the end as I paused for a meal break. I was thrilled to see it was still showing on the return trip as I could already see it is a beautiful film. Tomo, an 11 year […]

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Film – The Founder

Film – The Founder

Watched on board ANA flight to Tokyo The priority order of films I see on a plane are: the ones I missed in the cinema world cinema any I want to see again. The Founder came and went before you can say ‘do you want fries with that?’ A phrase I don’t think I’ve ever […]

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