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Teaching Outside the Lines (Film Review: “The Kindergarten Teacher”)

A kindergarten teacher is convinced her student is the next Mozart, but her enthusiasm crosses the line from supportive to obsessive in this raw and unnerving drama. Continue Reading →


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Family Planning (Film Review: “Private Life”)

Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn shine as an intellectual, 40-something couple in Manhattan whose struggles with infertility have reached the point of desperation, until an egg donor materializes in the form of their hero-worshiping niece. What could possibly go wrong? Continue Reading →


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Mommie Dearest Must Die (Series Review: “Ordeal by Innocence”)

For anyone who thinks they’ve got the most dysfunctional family on the planet, here’s an Agatha Christie murder mystery that will send you shrieking to therapy. Welcome home! Continue Reading →


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Follow The Money (Film Review: “The Resistance Banker”)

A suspenseful, true-story nail-biter about the shadow bank that financed the Dutch Resistance operation and beyond, during WWII. The Resistance Banker is a history lesson for all generations. Continue Reading →


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Forgive You, Fathers, For You Have Sinned (Film Review: “Spotlight”)

The searing and sensational movie that chronicled how a small group of Boston Globe investigative reporters took down the Catholic Church. Now more timely than ever, revisiting Spotlight. Continue Reading →


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What’s It All About? (Documentary Review: “The Most Unknown”)

A unique approach to a science documentary in which – like a game of global tag – nine cutting edge researchers exploring the outer limits of human knowledge literally drop in on each other’s ‘laboratories’ to get a peek at an area of scientific exploration they know nothing about . . . this film borders on the Delightful. Continue Reading →


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A Dish Best Served Old (Film Review: “Remember”)

A taught and tragic psychological thriller about a nursing home patient who turns assassin, seeking revenge on the Nazi soldier who – 70 years earlier – killed his entire family at Auschwitz. A nail biter like no other with a twisty reveal that will leave you shaken to your core. Continue Reading →