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The Front Runner (Movie) With native lang

Senator Gary Hart is running again for the Democratic Party’s nomination for the 1988 presidential election. Four years before, he almost...
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Jun 18, 2019 22:47
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Night Comes On (Movie) / “French” Title: Long Way Home With native lang

Angel clearly remembers how her late mum used to tell her to close her eyes so that she could imagine that the noise in the street came f...
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Jun 13, 2019 16:26
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White Boy Rick (Movie) / French Title: Undercover : Une histoire vraie With native lang

Richard and his 14-year-old son, Rick, are visiting a gun show in Ohio in the late 1980s. Rick is interested in some AK-47 rifles, but th...
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Jun 11, 2019 03:48
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Mary Queen of Scots (Movie) With native lang

In 1561, Marie Stuart is back in Scotland, because her husband, Francis II, King of France, has just passed away. Having spent all her ch...
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Jun 8, 2019 00:31
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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (Movie) / French Title: Ma vie avec John F. Donovan With native lang

Rupert, a young boy of 11, is in a diner in the USA with his mother. He is worried because he expected to receive a letter from John Dono...
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May 15, 2019 19:32
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Vice (Movie) With native lang

A young man is driving a car on a country road in Wyoming in the 1960s. The police stop the car and ask the guy to get out of the vehicle...
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May 9, 2019 03:42
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Eric Clapton: Life in Twelve Bars (Movie) With native lang

Eric Clapton was born in England in 1945. He was raised by Rose and Jack, his grandparents. It was not before he was 9 that Eric learnt t...
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May 4, 2019 04:03
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Sorry To Bother You (Movie) With native lang

Cash, a young African American, is having a job interview at a call centre in San Francisco. Even if it is not his dream job, Cash really...
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Apr 29, 2019 22:29
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ping back?

Here is a sentence I don't understand: Your face had pinged back to normal as soon as you smiled for me... My face doesn't ping ...
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Apr 19, 2019 03:48
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Colette (Movie) With native lang

At the end of the 19th century, Gabrielle Colette, a pretty young woman near twenty, is living with her parents in the countryside in the...
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Apr 17, 2019 00:48
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Green Book (Movie) With native lang

In the early 1960s, Tony Vallelonga works as a bouncer in a night club in New York City. Coming from an Italian background, the man is ve...
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Apr 15, 2019 16:30
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Wildlife (Movie) With native lang

In 1960, Joe, a nice boy of 14, has been living in Montana for a short while. He is a good pupil, and he is getting used to his new schoo...
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Apr 10, 2019 03:50
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If Beale Street Could Talk (Movie) With native lang

In the 70s, Tish, 19, and Fonny, 22, both African Americans, are in love with each other. They have grown up in Harlem, and have been bes...
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Mar 18, 2019 22:45
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The Favourite (Movie) With native lang

At the beginning of the 18th century, England and France are at war with each other (one more time…). Queen Ann is reigning but her poor ...
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Mar 2, 2019 22:36
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The Mule (Movie) With native lang

In the early 2000s, Earl Stone, a Korean War veteran in his 70s, is a professional horticulturist who grows wonderful daylilies. Without ...
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Feb 18, 2019 04:13
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Never. Never what?

Could you help me understand what "never" means in the following conversation (it's from a book)? A man visits his girlfri...
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Feb 13, 2019 04:26
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Monkey's uncle

"I'll be a monkey's uncle". I read the sentence in a book and after some research I've found that it has the same m...
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Feb 9, 2019 22:43
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Lindy Lou, jurée numéro 2 (Documentary Film) With native lang

Linda is sitting near a lake in the state of Mississippi with her granddaughter who is about twelve. The girl asks her if the man they ar...
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Feb 8, 2019 01:01
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own moon

Could you explain the following sentence: He had a grin on him so big, it had its own moon. What does that mean? Thanks for your help :-)
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Feb 8, 2019 00:13
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come into sight vs. come into view

Last week, we studied expressions with come, like come into view and come into sight. Is there a difference between the two? We had to c...
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Jan 30, 2019 00:08