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Before Midnight

That’s another of your can’t-win questions. You know what might seem like a can’t win question?  “I’m going to see a movie this weekend, I live in New York or LA, now do I go see The Hangover Part III (2013) … Continue reading

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Blue Valentine

How can you trust your feelings when they can just disappear like that? What I was expecting from Blue Valentine (2010) was a kind of Sid and Nancy (1986) story of two people who are meant to be together but are just toxically … Continue reading

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Barbara

You can’t be happy here. Foreign films are difficult for me to judge.  Because of the limited number of foreign films I seek out, they are things to be endured for the sake of literacy or high enjoyment.  But, of … Continue reading

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Burning Man

Grief is not something you can resist. Generally speaking, anything on IMDB.com over a 6.5 is viewer’s choice.  If you’re deciding on what to watch, you can generally trust that if it’s met that threshold, you won’t be completely wasting … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 7

In roughly 90 minutes you’re going to get an email from the White House telling you to get to work. “5/1” It’s been a year since Mackenzie (Emily Mortimer) inspired the turn-around for News Night and there’s a party at … Continue reading

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Wallander Series 3

I’m basically quite a cheerful person. One of the best detectives series around has been that of Wallander (2008-) based on the books by Henning Mankell.  With its combination of clear Swedish beauty and deep Swedish depression, it supplies one of the best … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

I regret to inform you that for the past week, Frank has been teaching Mrs. Glasser’s French class. There aren’t that many movies out there about con men.  The granddaddy of them all has got to be The Sting (1973).  There’s … Continue reading

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