Category Archives: Film review

Film review: The Imposter

Note:  Thanks to Seb, I’m now using a rather better approach to finding recent films worth watching.  I’ve started watching episodes of “The Tudors’” series as well, which are interesting, if a little on the flashy (and fleshy) side.  Below, … Continue reading

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More recently watched films

The Past:  This is a superb film.  What I liked best was its sublime moral consciousness.  There is no villain in this story.  Small moral problems — like chaos theory’s butterfly-flight effect on the atmosphere — create ripples that have … Continue reading

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Recently watched films

I’ve been remiss in not posting recent films I’ve watched.  Here’s a very brief account: Take Me Home:  An unlikely story about a New York woman who discovers her husband is having an affair and an unauthorized NY cabbie, and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Love Birds

This film, out of Aukland, is a very light romantic comedy that would make a great evening of movie-watching with the kids.  The Netflix blurb reads:  “Recently dumped and wallowing in self-pity, Doug decides to nurse an injured duck back … Continue reading

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Film review: Ira & Abby

  I don’t know.  Is this film “Woody Allen Lite”?  Or is it instead a parody or a spoof of a Woody Allen film?  You tell me!

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Film Review: Today’s Special

This is another chef-makes-good film.  A little too predictable, a little corny, and the tension between father and son is a little too easy.  Yet.  And then again.  Maggie and I watched it last night and found the film thoroughly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Unfinished Sky

Okay, okay, call me a hopeless romantic — I really just don’t care.  If I’m a rancher living alone in the middle of nowhere in the Australian outback and an injured woman, who looks like Joan Baez and speaks no … Continue reading

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