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Another Year

Another Year

By on Jan 16 2012 in Titles

Recommended, but after two viewings still cannot decide what I think of this pair..

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The Big Year

The Big Year

By on Oct 14 2011 in Titles

Just trust me and see it. So charming!

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Dolphin Tale

Dolphin Tale

By on Sep 23 2011 in Titles

You think it’ll be maudlin, you think it won’t move you; you’ll think it’s just for kids. Consider yourself warned. :)

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Warrior

Warrior

By on Sep 09 2011 in Titles

So good I screened it twice, and have at least three more in me (this year). Thought about it every day for over a month; destined for Desert Island. (Update June 2012: DI status bestowed.)

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The Change-Up

The Change-Up

By on Aug 05 2011 in Titles

Though the premise is juvenile, the content is adult, and the delivery is for grownups.

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

By on Aug 05 2011 in Titles

Flawed but beautiful, probably won’t live with you but is worthy of any drama fan’s time.

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Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger

By on Jul 15 2011 in Titles

No Qualifying Role for Weaving, but an able and enjoyable Avengers installment.

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Larry Crowne

Larry Crowne

By on Jul 03 2011 in Titles

Tremendously enjoyable (and no, not just for “older people”!).

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Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo

By on Jul 03 2011 in Titles

The story is painfully clichéd if you’re over 30, but reasonably insightful if you’re 16, and it puts forth many fine qualities we’d hope our youth would adopt.

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Super 8

Super 8

By on Jun 11 2011 in Titles

All the best of Spielberg with a vibe of Stand by Me for good measure. In fact, one could say Abrams is the perfect love child of Spielberg and Reiner ~ so mint.

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