The Woman Behind the Man (Film Review: “Mr. & Mrs. Adelman”)

A captivating and dizzying chronicle of one literary marriage over a 45 year time span, according to rival husband vs. wife narrators. Is the Truth somewhere in-between? Continue Reading →

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 →

Frozen in Translation (Film Review: “Journey to Greenland”)

Two Frenchmen, a remote village on the arctic ice, polar bears and seal eyes, and family redefined make up the gentle and genial Journey to Greenland. Continue Reading →

Name Game/Blame Game (Film Review: “What’s In A Name?”)

A family dinner party that goes off the rails . . . as only the French can do it. Continue Reading →

What’s the Return Policy on My Wife? (Film Review: “I Do: How to Get Married & Stay Single”)

I Do: How To Get Married & Stay Single (Prete-moi ta main) is yet another in a long line of delightful French comedies that I simply cannot resist, and no matter my mood, they simply … Continue Reading →

In or Out? (Film Review: “The Closet”)

In honor of the Supreme Court’s recent overturn of D.O.M.A., here’s a classic French comedy from 2000 that has stood up well to the test of time, The Closet (Le Placard) starring veteran actors Daniel Auteuil, … Continue Reading →

Love With Mr. Wrong, Corrected (Film Review: “Heartbreaker”)

 Heartbreaker (L‘Arnacoeur) is one of those films that had Norma chuckling, LOL-ing, and giggling with delight almost from the opening scene.  By the time the ride had ended I discovered that even the most perfect … Continue Reading →