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The Big Sick

July 16, 2017

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The Big Sick – I almost didn’t see this because of the name. So glad I did, one of the best movies I’ve seen all year. It’s different and so funny and so cool. Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) is a Pakistani Muslim although he never prays, and he’s a stand up comedian. His parents (Anupam Kher […]

Table 19

March 11, 2017

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Table 19 – It’s the table for all those don’t-quite-fit-in wedding guests. Eloise (Anna Kendrick) who was recently dumped by the bride’s brother (Wyatt Russell); Jo (June Squibb), former nanny to the bride; the Kepps (Craig Robinson and Lisa Kudrow), a mismatched couple on the verge of breaking up; an awkward kid named Rezno (Tony […]

Bridget Jones’ Baby

September 26, 2016

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Bridget Jones’ Baby – What a dilemma Bridget (Renee Zellweger), who has not lost any of her adorable, winning ways, has after turning 43 – choosing between two irresistible, delicious guys. Is smiling, sexy Jack (Patrick Dempsey) or serious, sexy Mark (Colin Firth) her baby daddy? Add to that a real problem – she has […]

Café Society

August 5, 2016

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Café Society – It’s the 1930s and awkward, insecure Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) wants to start his life in glamorous Hollywood. His uncle Phil Stern (Steve Carell) is a big movie mogul there and gives Bobby a job as his errand boy. Bobby falls in love with Phil’s secretary Vonnie (Kristen Stewart). A little catch […]

I’ll See You In My Dreams

July 5, 2015

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I’ll See You In My Dreams – Carol (Blythe Danner) has been widowed 20 years. Her semi-satisfying life includes bridge and golf with friends (Rhea Perlman, Mary Kay Place, June Squib) who live in a nearby retirement home, and lots of wine. When Carol has to put her 14 year-old dog down, the dog does […]

Aloha

May 30, 2015

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Aloha- Brian Gilchrist (Bradley Cooper) is back in Hawaii to help billionaire developer Carson Welch launch a satellite and privatize the air space. Former love (Rachel McAdams) is now married to Woody (John Krasinski). She and Brian broke up 13 years ago. She now has a 12 year-old daughter…figure it out…and a 10 year -old […]

Laggies

November 9, 2014

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Laggies – Ten years after graduation, (Keira Knightley) Megan’s “crowd” has gone on to successful lives with marriage, pregnancy, opening a new business, etc. Megan’s long-time boyfriend Anthony (Mark Webber) is finally ready to commit. Megan has an advanced degree but is still twirling signs for her dad’s CPA office. She’s just not on the […]