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Movies to See Right Now

This week’s MUST SEE is The Hunt – the best movie of 2013 so far. I haven’t yet see the critically acclaimed heart breaker Fruitvale Station, which also opens today.  You can read descriptions and view trailers of upcoming films … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

This week’s top choice is the cop buddy comedy The Heat – the best showcase so far for Melissa McCarthy’s comic genius. My other recommendations: The magic documentary Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay; The rock documentary … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

We’re in June, which means an emphasis on “tent pole” movies – the big blockbusters aimed at attracting mobs of kids and teens.  The bottom line: there are just a few intelligent movies for adults in theaters now, but more available … Continue reading

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Nancy, Please: an unhealthy (and unfunny) obsession

In the dark comedy Nancy, Please, a neurotic and feckless Yale grad student has just moved in with his new girlfriend and realizes that he has left his copy of Little Dorrit at his old digs. His former female roommate is … Continue reading

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