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DVD/Stream of the Week: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – disabled by grief, can he step up to responsibility?

The powerfully affecting drama Manchester by the Sea centers on the New England janitor Lee (Casey Affleck), who must take over care of his dead brother’s teenage son Patrick (Lucas Hedges). The searing performance by Affleck and the masterful story-telling … 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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Movies to See Right Now

I love the wholly original German comedy Toni Erdmann, and it opens this weekend in San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area next weekend.  It’s a Must See.  I’m sure that you’ll also enjoy these three movies: La La Land: … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

It’s a pretty sure bet that you’ll enjoy these three: 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). Hidden … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Don’t miss these two crowd pleasers: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Lion: an emotionally affecting family drama. Other top recommendations: Manchester by the Sea: MUST SEE. Don’t miss Casey Affleck’s career-topping … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2016

Visit my Best Movies of 2016 for my list of the year’s best films, complete with images, trailers and my comments on each movie – as well as their availability to rent on DVD and to stream. My top ten … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

My movie recommendations for this Holiday weekend begin with these two crowd pleasers: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Lion: an emotionally affecting family drama. Other top recommendations: Manchester by the Sea: … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

My movie recommendations for this Holiday weekend begin with these two crowd pleasers: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Lion: an emotionally affecting family drama. Other top recommendations: Manchester by the Sea: … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Top recommendations: Manchester by the Sea: MUST SEE. Don’t miss Casey Affleck’s career-topping performance in the emotionally authentic drama . Elle: MUST SEE (but increasingly hard to find in theaters). A perverse wowzer with the year’s top performance by Isabelle … Continue reading

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