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The Piano Review


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"We can't leave the piano!" Anna Paquin's precociousness and grating voice may have turned a lot of people away from The Piano, but her Oscar a few months later redeemed her somewhat. Paquin has since grown up, but her debut film is unforgettable: The haunting tragedy-with-happy-ending of an 1800s-era mute woman essentially exiled to New Zealand with her emotionally dead husband. Jane Campion does her best directing ever, working a miracle out of the bizarre Harvey Keitel, with whom Holly Hunter's Ada falls in love. Forbidden romance on a deserted, cold, and rainy island? Sign me up.
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Bette Midler Slams "Cheap" Disney Channel 'Hocus Pocus' Remake

The actress thinks it would be tough to recast her character, Winifred Sanderson.

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Beck's Kanye West Regret

Beck's Kanye West Regret

Beck wishes he'd had ''more fun'' when Kanye West invaded the stage in protest at his 2015 Grammy Awards win.

'Stranger Things' Creators Defend Season 2's Most Controversial Episode

'Stranger Things' Creators Defend Season 2's Most Controversial Episode

The Duffer Brothers wanted to "experiment a little bit".

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