Author Archive: Chris Wood

Chris Wood is an editor in NYC (living in Hoboken, NJ). He has been published in web-based literary magazines that include The Writers Block (http://issuu.com/thewritersblock/docs/issuenumberseven)
and The Motley Press (http://www.motleypress.com/mpress/?p=345).

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Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

| August 18, 2001

On the Greek island of Cephalonia in 1941, the Second World War has hit home to the people who live there. In an Italian-German occupancy, the islanders, including Dr. Iannis (John Hurt) and his daughter, Pelagia (Penélope Cruz), who wants to follow her father’s footsteps in medicine, have their lives altered, like earthquakes, which change […]

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Kiss of the Dragon

Kiss of the Dragon

| July 7, 2001 | 0 Comments

“Are you here on business or pleasure?” an inspections officer in Paris asks Liu Jiuan, an exceptional Chinese government agent, played by Jet Li (Lethal Weapon 4, Romeo Must Die). Jiuan pauses, and answers, “Pleasure.” However, this seemingly routine trip, for the purpose of helping Richard, a dirty French Police Chief, in arresting a Chinese […]

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Everybody’s Famous [Iedereen Beroemd]

Everybody’s Famous [Iedereen Beroemd]

| July 6, 2001 | 0 Comments

ean Vereecken, (played by Josse De Pauw), sits at his kitchen table, in Belgium, overlooking the breakfast he made for his wife and daughter, waiting for them to wake so he can surprise them with a song. When all are present, he plays the song, which is really just his voice humming into a tape […]

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