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2010 in Movies: The Year’s Best Movies

Here’s my list of the best films of 2010: 1)  Winter’s Bone; 2) Toy Story 3;  3) The Social Network; 4) The Secrets in their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos); 5) Rabbit Hole; 6) Black Swan; 7) A Prophet … Continue reading

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Updated Movies To See Right Now

It’s the Holidays – this is your best chance to see a few excellent films.   I strongly recommend Rabbit Hole, an exquisite exploration of the grieving process with great performances by Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhardt, Diane Wiest, Sandra Oh and … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: The Year of Adult Relationships

This was the most welcome trend of 2010 – movies that centered on relationships between mature adults.  Hollywood tends to avoid such movies because teen audiences prefer not to imagine that their parents’ peers have thoughts of love and lust … Continue reading

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2010 in Review: Foreign Films

It was another year in which foreign cinema was essential.  Three of the nominees for the 2009  Best Foreign Language Oscar were released in the US this year:  Ajami (Israel/Palestine), A Prophet (France) and the Oscar winning The Secrets in … Continue reading

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Taking Stock – The Best of 2010 So Far

Well, we’re at the halfway point of the movie year – the summer movies are winding down, and the Oscar bait is still ahead of us in the autumn and holidays.  So it’s time to take stock of the year’s … Continue reading

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Movies To See Right Now

The “must see” films in theaters remain Winter’s Bone and Toy Story 3.  Winter’s Bone has been out for a while, so, if you haven’t seen it in a theater,  you’d better see it soon.  For trailers and other choices, see Movies to … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie Recommendations

The “must see” films in theaters are Winter’s Bone and Toy Story 3.  For trailers and other choices, see Movies to See Right Now. My DVD of the week is The Girl on the Train.  For the trailer and other … Continue reading

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DVD pick of the week: The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train (La fille du RER) is an absorbing mother daughter drama set in the Paris suburbs. The young woman  is  Emilie Dequenne, the Belgian actress who won the best actress award at Canne when she was … Continue reading

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