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FILM REVIEW: Gifted

Gifted (Marc Webb, 2017)

It all looks fairly formulaic on paper. Captain America + cute kid + schmaltz = Gifted. The title alone may provoke groans, because it seems to be a term that is thrown around all too easily. From the outset it would seem that clichés would surely abound. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Gifted

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FILM REVIEW: Le Week-End

Le Week-End (Roger Michell, 2013)

This is really one for the oldies but I still gave it a shot nonetheless. Le Week-End follows one sixty-something couple’s weekend away in Paris for their thirtieth wedding anniversary. Not surprisingly this brings up themes about keeping the spark alive, whether love is enough in a sexless marriage, remaining faithful, and contemplating the future post-retirement. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Le Week-End