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Don’t cry after my death, love me while I am alive!

It was our favorite part of the day, this in-between time, and it always seemed to last longer than it should–a magic and lavender space unpinned from the hours around it, between worlds Paula McLain oh! … brief Athena Chen, an aromatherapy teacher and owner of a scent shop, is mourning the loss of her boyfriend, Andrew. She is desperately depressed, longing for and missing …

The two most powerful warriors are: patience and time

 A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it  Frederick Douglass oh! … background Red Cliff is based on the Battle of Red Cliffs otherwise known as the Battle of Chibi. It was a decisive battle fought at the end of the Han dynasty, about twelve …

When it’s gone, you’ll know what a gift love was!

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation Kahlil Gibran oh! … brief The film follows the life of journalist Chow Mo-wan in the aftermath of an unconsummated affair with a woman called Su Li-zhen in the early 1960’s in Hong Kong (In The Mood for Love) and is depicted through four story arcs. Three of the …

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves….

Unrequited love does not die; it’s only beaten down to a secret place where it hides, curled and wounded Elle Newmark, The Book of Unholy Mischief oh! … brief It’s Hong Kong in 1962 and a journalist, Chow Mo-wan rents an apartment in a crowded building on the same day as a secretary for a shipping company, Su Li-Zhen. Each has a spouse but live …

Bromance

The love of man to woman is a thing common and of course, and at first partakes more of instinct and passion than of choice; but true friendship between man and man is infinite and immortal Plato ‘Bromance’ describes an intense feeling of intimacy between two heterosexual men which doesn’t involve sex — instead it is a form of brotherhood, close friendship, or platonic bond …

Love will find a way against time itself!

Silence wrapped around us as time itself held its breath, quietly coaxing us to that secret place of sighs and whispers where we lose ourselves completely and truly find each other William Rolfe, A Vampire’s Dominion oh! … brief A 224-year-old vampire, Roy Thackeray, who had previously been an ordinary human, was rescued by a vampire following his lover’s death. His lover had been killed by …

Firefighters are the last line of defense, baby!

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Until you put your life up as collateral, you don’t know what lifesaving is about. Unknown oh! … brief As Christmas eve draws close, the firefighters of Pillar Point Division in Hong Kong are called out to assist in a fire at a winery. They succeed in ending the blaze, but, the building and its pipework are positioned far too close to a gas line …