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Movies to See Right Now

The brilliantly made Louisiana swamp fable Beasts of the Southern Wild enters the life and imagination of a child and celebrates her indomitability.  It’s on my list of Best Movies of 2012 – So Far. The wistfully sweet and visually … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

The romantic character study Take This Waltz stars the great Michele Williams in an exploration of attraction and fulfillment from a woman’s perspective.  Take This Waltz is only going to be widely available for one more week – so see … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

I’ve seen both Take This Waltz and Beasts of the Southern Wild.  They are special movies and each is worth the effort to see as soon as you can.  It’s easy to find Waltz right now, and Beasts opens more … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movies To See Right Now

Elena, a vividly dark and brilliantly acted Russian drama that simmers throughout, is one of the best films of 2012, but now getting hard to find in a theater.  The wistfully sweet and visually singular Moonrise Kingdom is another must … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week: The Artist

If you still haven’t seen the Best Picture Oscar-winning The Artist, you don’t have any excuse because it’s now available on DVD.  It’s a magical romance that writer-director Michel Hazanavicius gives us through the highly original choice of an almost … Continue reading

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Movies to See this Week

The Kid with the Bike is an extraordinary film that tells a riveting story of unconditional love. It is emotionally powerful without being sentimental and is gripping without stunts and explosions.  It’s now topping my list of Best Movies of … Continue reading

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Movies to See this Week

Don’t miss The Kid with the Bike, an extraordinary film that tells a riveting story of unconditional love. It is emotionally powerful without being sentimental and is gripping without stunts and explosions – one of the year’s best. The Hunger … Continue reading

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Movies to See This Week

The Kid with the Bike is an extraordinary film that tells a riveting story of unconditional love.  It is emotionally powerful without being sentimental and is gripping without stunts and explosions- one of the year’s best. In Footnote, a rising … Continue reading

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Movies to See This Week

The gripping new drama Detachment features a top-rate performance by Adrien Brody as a teacher in a hellish school system that decays teachers’ souls. In a sizzling performance, Woody Harrelson plays a corrupt and brutal LA cop trying to stay … Continue reading

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Movies to See This Week

In a sizzling performance, Woody Harrelson plays a corrupt and brutal LA cop trying to stay alive and out of jail in Rampart. The searing and brilliantly constructed Iranian drama A Separation won the Best Foreign Language Oscar. Joshua Marston, … Continue reading

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