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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


FILM REVIEW: Obvious Child

Obvious Child (Gillian Robespierre, 2014)

Jenny Slate
Jenny Slate

I anticipate that most viewers will either love or hate Obvious Child, but most would-be-haters will probably avoid it in the first place, unless they like to hate-watch things that make them angry. Obvious Child has been described as a ‘subversive rom-com’ due to its controversial subject matter. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Obvious Child