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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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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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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 →


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Guess Who’s Staying for Dinner? (Film Review: “Beatriz at Dinner”)

Beatriz at Dinner is the sort of movie you might not want to watch with politically polar friends, unless you welcome the rousing debate this ‘dramedy’ of manners will invite to your dinner table. Continue Reading →


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A Lamb Among Wolves (Film Review: “Slow West”)

How far will an innocent lad from Scotland go to claim the young woman who stole his heart? Can true love survive the Wild West and the even wilder bounty hunters who see the boy as bait for a larger prize? Continue Reading →


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The Traitor Among Us (Film Review: “Breach”)

A timely, true-life spy thriller from a decade ago about arguably the largest Soviet counter-intelligence breach in U.S. history, whose cost to our country is still being measured today. Continue Reading →