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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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Be Careful What You Wish For (Film Review: “It’s A Wonderful Life”)

The one, the only holiday movie you’ll every truly need, proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that Life is always worth living and no man is alone if he truly has Friends. Continue Reading →


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Nice Jewish Girls (Film Review: “Disobedience”)

Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz show what a low simmer feels like in the lesbian potboiler Disobedience, about two Jewish women whose past comes back to shatter the pacts they’ve made with themselves since the turbulent love affair of their youths. 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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When Bloodlines Blur (Series Review: “The Romanoffs”)

A mostly effervescent anthology series that poses the archetypal question, ‘what if there was a sole survivor in the Romanov massacre?’ If the answer is YES, what would the Russian royal bloodline’s transmogrification look like in a modern-day setting? 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 →