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Every Day

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This had the pedigree to be a real good old emotional family drama. Written and directed by Richard Levine one of the moving forces behind T.V’s ‘Nip/Tuck’ and starring Liev Schreiber, Oscar winner Helen Hunt, Eddie Izard, Brian Dennehy, and young Ezra Miller (T.V’s Royal Pains) ….so much talent that resulted in such a disappointing mish mash. … Continue reading



Heartbeats

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If you have ever had an unrequited love, especially one in your (distant) youth then this wonderfully witty tongue-in-cheek movie from the remarkable multi-talented filmmaker Xavier Dolan will really appeal to you.  The story is of a love triangle.  Twenty-year-old best friends Marie and Francis spot Nicolas, a stunning Adonis, at a dinner party, and they … Continue reading



Cinema Verite

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Almost 40 years ago before our TV screens were over-run with excessive trivial drivel that, without a single hint of irony, is called Reality TV, there were The Louds, ‘An American Family’.  Documentary filmmaker Craig Gilbert had seduced this seemingly near perfect nuclear family into allowing his film crew to set up cameras all around their … Continue reading



Becoming Chaz

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This highly personal film documents part of the journey that Chaz Bono takes to become a transgendered man.  He is remarkably brave, strikingly honest and an extremely likable person who allows the cameras to record the crucial steps of taking the necessary hormones and then having the vital breast surgery and how all of this effects … Continue reading



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