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Whose Choice Is It, Anyway? (Film Review: “The Children Act”)

A respectable British judge is confronted with the truth about her marriage at the same time that a brilliant and passionate boy forces her to challenge the tenets of his faith in this intelligent adaptation of an Ian McEwan novel. Continue Reading →


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Big Brother (Film Review: “The Giant”)

A strangely beautiful story of two brothers whose efforts to capitalize on the deformity of one, launches them on a peculiar and heartbreaking quest for independence. Continue Reading →


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Snow-Blind Revenge (Film Review: “In Order of Disappearance”)

Imagine a snowy mashup of Fargo and Taken and you still won’t top the body count in the Norwegian revenge-thriller-comedy, In Order of Disappearance. SnapShot Plot The always interesting Stellan Skarsgård and his prop du … Continue Reading →


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Wedding Jitters (Film Review: “On Chesil Beach”)

Saoirse Ronan shines in a portrait of two young souls meant to be together, but for the sexual pressures and societal expectations which threaten to tear them apart. Continue Reading →


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If These Walls Could Talk (Film Review: “Blind Date”)

An entertaining amuse bouche of a comedy about opposites attracting, sight unseen. And about ‘good walls making good neighbors’ . . . sort of. Continue Reading →


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Vengeance is Blind (Film Review: “In Darkness”)

A blind pianist living alone in London is swept up in an international murder plot when she becomes the sole witness to her neighbor’s mysterious death. Was it suicide or was she pushed off her balcony? 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 →