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Must See Movie: “Life of Pi”

My daughter, my son and I have all read the novel “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel.  It is hard to believe that I read this book over ten years ago.  My son was asking me some questions about it … Continue reading

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“Skyfall” Review

My husband and I saw “Skyfall” last night.  It was pretty good.  We definitely did not think it was the best Bond ever, but it also was not the worst. Daniel Craig as Bond? No thanks.  Sean Connery was heaven … Continue reading

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Movie Review: End of Watch

Jake Gyllenhaal will undoubtedly be nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of an LAPD cop in his latest movie, “End of Watch”.  We saw it last night: me, my husband, and my sixteen year old son.  We give … Continue reading

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“Rock of Ages” Movie Review

Do you like rock and rock? Do you like movies? If you answered both to both of those questions you should definitely see “Rock of Ages”. Maybe it’s a little too long, at an hour and three minutes, but you … Continue reading

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“The Dictator” Anyone?

I took my children to see “The Dictator” this weekend.  We all loved it (though my husband refused to see it — his loss!).  Sasha Baron Cohen is seriously funny and actually very cute when his beard is shaved. Yes, … Continue reading

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Movie Review, “The Hunger Games”

My teenaged son read the trilogy with gusto so he was excited to see the movie when it opened.  I wanted to see “Bully” instead, but he refused, so we ended up at “The Hunger Games” this weekend.  I expected … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Friends With Kids”

Whether you have children or not, “Friends With Kids” is a cute movie.  It is about relationships, friendships, the changes our lives undergo when we choose to have our own children, the ways in which our friendships with others change … Continue reading

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Funny Rental: “What’s Your Number?”

If you’re looking for a light, funny little comedy for the long weekend, check out Anna Faris in “What’s Your Number?”.  She is so funny in that completely-lacking-in-any-sort-of-embarrassment-or-discretion kind of way.  She is a woman who: Eats as much as … Continue reading

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Horrible Movie: “New Year’s Eve”

Do not see “New Year’s Eve”, especially in the theatres.  I spent $60 seeing it on Monday with my children and one of their friends (plus popcorn, candy, sodas and a water — oy!), and it was beyond bad.  I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Young Adult”

Charlize Theron is gorgeous and she is great in the leading role in “Young Adult”.  The movie, however, is otherwise terrible. Three thumbs down.  Unless you are a huge Charlize Theron fan and absolutely have to see her in everything … Continue reading

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