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Beyond Euclid - Issue #41

Turtles Can FlyTurtles Can Fly is the story of children during the Iraq war, who are the only innocent side of the war. This beautiful movie takes us to the children living in Iraq for 90 minutes, showing the facts we cannot see or feel in the news and articl…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #40

DunkirkEvery time Christopher Nolan makes a film, I get excited. Nolan is a filmmaker who has made countless classics and possesses a lot of creativity, and Dunkirk is another masterpiece from mastermind Christopher Nolan. Although Dunkirk is a World War II m…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #39

GravityAlfonso Cuarón's Gravity might be the best creative and visually striking space film ever. The cinematography of Earth and space is stunningly breathtaking, and the visual effects are utterly brilliant because they made me think if the movie was taken …


Beyond Euclid - Issue #38

Queen of KatweQueen of Katwe follows the life of a young woman who was born and raised in a ghetto in Uganda. She is found to be exceptionally talented in the game of chess by her chess instructor. As a result, she decides to compete in international chess co…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #37

Monsieur LazharFor me, Monsieur Lazhar is the most beautiful Canadian movie. Although the story seems utterly simple, it is actually very profound and contemporary. After the suicide of a grade school class teacher, a new teacher appears ready to take over th…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #36

The Emperor’s ClubToday it seems that few new films of substance talk about the very basic concepts of right and wrong. In the film, Kevin Kline does a fantastic job as a devoted school teacher to help instill moral values into the lives of his young students…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #35

The Karate KidThis is a classic coming-of-age story. Karate Kid is a story about a boy who has to face his fears, girls, and moving to a new environment. Daniel, a big upstater, clashes with the rich people of the Cali high life and learns that not all people…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #34

To Sir, with LoveTo Sir with Love is a beautiful teacher movie! Novice teacher, Mark Thackeray, arrives at a secondary school in a depressed area of London's East End and transforms a class of juvenile delinquents into a group of responsible, mature, and cari…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #33

Adventures of a MathematicianAdventures of a Mathematician is the story of a Polish immigrant and mathematician, Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends while helping to create the hydrogen bom…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #32

More Than HoneyIn "More Than Honey, in-depth investigation of honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China, and Australia is presented. This documentary features interviews with beekeepers, biologists, and other experts who explore the disappearance of…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #31

Sepideh: Reaching for the StarsSepideh wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the universe's secrets while her family will do anything to keep her on the ground. The expectations for a young Iranian woman are very different from Sepideh…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #30

Breaking the CodesBreaking the Code is an illuminated movie. Derek Jacobi brilliantly conveys Turing's fierce intelligence and enthusiasm for his discipline and his need to pass on this passion to his colleagues. I have encouraged you to see this British-made…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #29

O Black Hole!Have you ever wondered how a black hole is born? Renee Zhan answers this question with incredible imagination in her animated movie ‘O Black Hole!’ The artist depicts the origin of black holes, one of the most mysterious beings in our universe, w…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #28

Mona Lisa SmileMona Lisa Smile is a movie about how women used to see their roles in society in 1953. The movie takes us on a trip to the past while keeping us with a current mindset and shows you how society has changed regarding women's rights in 70 years. …


Beyond Euclid - Issue #27

La habitación de FermatI always trust Spanish thrillers, cause for me, it’s a different and exceptional approach to mystery, having seen other relative movies. I believe this one is one of the genre’s best films and enjoyable. It doesn’t include any horror; h…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #26

Dead Poets SocietyCertain films can get under your skin and stay there forever. They transform your life by subtly altering your perceptions of reality, nearly usually positively, and they do so quickly. One of those select few films is Dead Poets Society.Whi…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #25

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet EarthHere We Are is a short film that has been brilliantly illustrated, narrated, and composed. It is a breathtaking view of our place in the planet and beyond as seen through the eyes of a child. This film demonstrates…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #24

EarthriseEarthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told through the voices of the Apollo 8 astronauts themselves, the film recounts their experiences and memories and explores the beauty, awe, and grandeur of the E…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #23

Jodorowsky’s DuneJodorowsky's Dune is a fascinating documentary about imaginative filmmaking that is hilarious and entertaining, making it a must-see for sci-fi fans.Jodorowsky's Dune is a must-see for fans of science fiction cinema. Even if you are a big fan…


Beyond Euclid - Issue #22

Wall-EWall-E may be one of the most provocative pictures produced by Pixar Animation Studios and one of the most remarkable animated films released in recent years. Wall-E, our robot, resides in a storage truck, which is kept warm by artifacts from human civi…