Letters from Iwo Jima: Japanese Cheesecake Recipe

Told from the perspective of the Japanese soldiers awaiting the inevitable American invasion of Iwo Jima, director Clint Eastwood gives us this epic World War II battle from the inside out. Hope for reinforcements slowly fades, and the troops tunnel into the mountainside for a valiant last stand, the bitter taste of defeat as pervasive as the dust and darkness of their cavernous trenches.

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J. Edgar: Elegant Oyster Soup Recipe

J. Edgar: Elegant Oyster Soup Recipe
If one is willing to accept a narrative that plays fast and loose with the facts, fleshing out rumored skeletons in the closet with careless abandon, then, in fact, one might call this film an artistic triumph. It certainly succeeds in portraying American icon J. Edgar Hoover as all too human; indeed, as an eccentric driven by a lust for power.
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