Ben Oliver

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Take 2: The Shawshank Redemption

I guess it comes down a simple choice - Get busy living, or get busy dying.
02 January 2017

For such a simple story the re-watchability factor here is very high. Darabont’s powerful message on the value of freedom and the importance of kindness against all odds just doesn’t get old.

Shawshank strikes a balance between light-hearted and heart-breaking. It’s devastating at times but the overall message and tone is so uplifting you just keep coming back for more.

Happy New Year readers