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  • HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS

    Accidentally, I ventured into this enchanting fantasy about a disillusioned psychiatrist, confrontin...

  • MY OLD LADY

    MY OLD LADY

    Based on the play by Israel Horovitz (also his directorial debut) is uneven in execution but stunnin...

  • THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU

    THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU

    My fervent regret is that I did not LEAVE after the first twenty minutes, when I realized that the e...

  • THE DROP

    THE DROP

    Earlier this year the film “Locke” exploded on the screen; Tom Hardy, the tragic protagonist, is mon...

  • THE SKELETON TWINS

    Earlier this week I viewed an abysmal film about a dysfunctional family in distress (“This is Where ...

  • MARY KOM HINDI: ENGLISH SUBTITLES

      The sport of boxing has never appealed to me: cauliflower ears, brain damage, even death, res...

  • THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD

    The film commences in the doldrums and never climbs out of its murky morass; Errol Flynn’s (1909-195...

  • LOVE IS STRANGE

    LOVE IS STRANGE

    The only thing “strange” about this film is the title; profoundly realistic, poignantly, plaintively...

  • KRAKOW AND THE CAMPS

    Krakow is achingly, pristinely reminiscent of a city, imbued with the majesty of “Cross & Crown”...

  • PENEFLIX PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND

    Three years ago I saw “And Europe Will Be Stunned” at the Venice Biennale; it is a remarkable instal...

  • The Trip to Italy

    The Trip to Italy

    Sadly, cannot even flirt with the intelligent, succinct 2010 “The Trip” starring Steve Coogan and Ro...

  • The Giver

    The Giver

    Another wearisome, dystopian, bleak landscape, where “sameness” is genetically manufactured; one ble...

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MY OLD LADY

MY OLD LADY

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THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU

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THE DROP

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