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Norman

May 20, 2017

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Norman – One of the oddest movies I’ve seen in a long time. Not sure I can explain it, partly because the subtitles (when the Israelis were talking) were partially hidden. Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) is a consultant who wants to help people even if they don’t want his help. He’s pushy, he makes things […]

Far From The Madding Crowd

May 24, 2015

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Far From The Madding Crowd – Based on Thomas Hardy’s classic novel, you know this was written by a man when Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) says “If I were to marry, I’d want someone to tame me.” Set in 1870 Dorset, England, after Ms. Everdene inherits her uncle’s large estate, she has men proposing to […]

Admission

March 30, 2013

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Admission – I thought this “romantic comedy” would be a light, fluffy piece.  It actually felt heavy and a bit of a downer.  Tina Fey is Portia, an admission officer at Princeton.  Paul Rudd is John, head of an alternative school.  John has a brilliant student he thinks is worthy of Princeton and, by the […]