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Movies to See Right Now

Recommended movies to see in theaters this week: The gentle and insightful end-of-life drama Truman. Often funny, it’s a weeper that is never maudlin. One of the best movies of the year.  Hard to find, but worth it. The Lost … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Recommended movies to see in theaters this week: My top recommendation is The Lost City of Z, a thoughtful and beautifully cinematic revival of the adventure epic genre. In Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: THE FOUNDER – moneygrubbing visionary

In the enjoyably addictive The Founder, Michael Keaton brings alive Ray Kroc, the man who created the global corporate superpower that is McDonald’s. It’s both a vivid portrait of a particular change-maker and a cold-eyed study of exactly what capitalism … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

This week’s best choices in theaters are: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Lion: an emotionally affecting family drama that makes the audience weep (in a good way). The Founder: the enjoyably … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

This week’s best choices in theaters are: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Lion: an emotionally affecting family drama that makes the audience weep (in a good way). The Founder: the enjoyably … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

This week’s absolute MUST SEE is the wholly original German comedy Toni Erdmann. You’ll also enjoy these four movies: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Lion: an emotionally affecting family drama that … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

I love the wholly original German comedy Toni Erdmann, and today it opens widely throughout the Bay Area. It’s a Must See. You’ll also enjoy these four movies: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and … Continue reading

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THE FOUNDER: moneygrubbing visionary

In the enjoyably addictive The Founder, Michael Keaton brings alive Ray Kroc, the man who created the global corporate superpower that is McDonald’s.  It’s both a vivid portrait of a particular change-maker and a cold-eyed study of exactly what capitalism … Continue reading

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