Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a warm, lighthearted romantic comedy that is lifted far above the ordinary by terrific actors playing larger than life characters, gorgeous 1939 London setting and costumes, and its sense of pure  ...

ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway

Dori Berinstein, a three-time Tony-winning Broadway producer, makes her debut as a feature film director in the full-length documentary, ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway.And her bias is clear: ShowBusiness is a homage to the Herculean labors of  ...

American Beauty

The anomie of suburban life has been done to death in American cinema, but American Beauty is a bitterly funny and beautifully crafted film, even if it does cover a lot of familiar ground. It’s a movie that keeps replaying  ...

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Bab’Aziz (The Prince Contemplates His Soul) (2008) Directed by Nacer Khemir Written by Nacer Khemir, with collaboration by Tonino Guerra Starring Parviz Shahinkhou, Maryam Hamid, Hossein Panahi MPAA rating: Not rated Run time: 96 minutes The devout Muslim mystic  ...

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A film from Bosnia-Herzegovina Written and Directed by Jasmila Zbanic Official Website It all seems so distant now, the breakup of Yugoslavia, the Bosnian war, and the four-year siege of Sarajevo. The war has been over for a decade,  ...

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Directed by Robert Redford Robert Redford, Meryl Steep, Tom Cruise, Derek Luke, Michael Peña United Artists, Rated R http://www.lionsforlambsmovie.com/ I once dated this guy who was super hot and super smart and super sincere and when I told my friends  ...

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Starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore Written and Directed by Marc Lawrence official website In this middling romantic comedy, Hugh Grant plays Alex, a washed up singer who once topped the charts as part of a famous 80s  ...

The Page Turner

The Page Turner (2006) Director: Denis Dercourt Writers: Denis Dercourt, Jacques Sotty Starring Catherine Frot, Deborah Francois, Pascal Greggory Runtime 85 min., French website “The Page Turner” is French right down to  ...

Silk (2007)

Silk (2007) Directed by Francois Girard Written by Francois Girard and Michael Golding Starring Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina, Koji Yakusho http://www.silkmovie.com/ Those who have read the 1996 best-selling novel “Silk” by Alessandro Baricco may wonder why anyone  ...

Tell No One

Directed by Guillaume Canet Written by Guillaume Canet and Philippe Lefebvre Starring: Francois Cluzet, Marie-Josee Croze, Andre Dussollier, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Francois Berleand, Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Guillaume Canet Run Time: 125 minutes MPAA Rating: No rating http://www.musicboxfilms.com/tellnoone/ Even with a  ...