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The Breakup Assist, Kiwi Style (Film Review: “The Breaker Upperers”)

A zany and delightfully lowbrow comedy about breaking up, and the wacky BFFs who will do it for you, for a price. . . another comic gem from New Zealand. Continue Reading →


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No Man is an Island (Film Review: “About A Boy”)

A Valentine’s Day Weekend gem: About A Boy. An instant classic that just gets better with age, it’s Hugh Grant at the top of his game. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry . . . if you missed it the first time around, don’t make the same mistake twice! Continue Reading →


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Life is a Do-Over (Film Review: “About Time”)

A supremely heartfelt story of a young man whose only fervent wish is to find true love, and the super power that allows him to resurrect moments from his life until he gets it just right. If you loved Love, Actually, you’ll fall in love all over again, and again, and again with About Time. Continue Reading →


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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 →