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Movies to See Right Now

We’re in the dog days of summer movies, waiting for the Prestige Movies starting in late October, and hoping that some gems sneak into theaters now. For the time being, just make sure that you’ve seen these three: The contemporary … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: STORIES WE TELL – when life surprises…and how we explain it

Stories We Tell is the third film from brilliant Canadian director Sarah Polley (Away From Her, Take This Waltz), a documentary in which she interviews members of her own family about her mother, who died when Sarah was 11. It … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2013

Visit my Best Movies of 2013 for my list of the year’s best films, complete with images, trailers and my comments on each movies.  My top ten for 2013 is: Blue Is the Warmest Color The Hunt Before Midnight Stories … Continue reading

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2013 at the Movies: most overlooked

Evangelizing for wonderful movies that are overlooked is the primary mission of The Movie Gourmet.  These four movies made my Best Movies of 2013. They are brilliant and everyone should see them. Stories We Tell. The Spectacular Now. The Hunt. … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Best bets in theaters this weekend: Before Midnight, the year’s best romance continuing the story of Ethan Hawke’s Jesse and Julie Delpy’s Celine from Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley’s brilliant documentary about discovering her family’s secrets; … Continue reading

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June movie doldrums

Yeeesh.  The pickings are slim in theaters.  For example, take this one local multiplex that usually offers some appealing films for adults.  This week, it is devoting all sixteen of its screens to the 2D and 3D versions of After Earth, Epic, The Hangover: … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

There are two Must See movies in theaters this weekend: Before Midnight, the year’s best romance continuing the story of Ethan Hawke’s Jesse and Julie Delpy’s Celine from Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley’s brilliant documentary … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

There are two Must See movies this weekend: Before Midnight, the year’s best romance continuing the story of Ethan Hawke’s Jesse and Julie Delpy’s Celine from Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley’s brilliant documentary about discovering … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley’s brilliant documentary about discovering her family’s secrets, is an absolute Must See. It’s one of my Best Movies of 2013 – So Far . The other best bets in theaters include: Mud, the gripping and … Continue reading

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Stories We Tell: when life surprises…and how we explain it

Stories We Tell is the third film from brilliant young Canadian director Sarah Polley (Away From Her, Take This Waltz), a documentary in which she interviews members of her own family about her mother, who died when Sarah was 11.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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