The Intouchables

Out one evening having a drink, we started chatting with a few local college students.  Topics rolled thru as we conversed; one of them being how Netflix sucks in Canada compared to US Netflix.. the offerings and volume of titles being significantly different.  One of the girls spoke of how she was into classics; my... Continue Reading →


Movies you probably haven’t seen but should – Bernard and Doris

Bernard and Doris A fictionalized drama based on the behind the scenes relationship between tobacco heiress Doris Duke and her Irish butler Bernard Lafferty, the movie features Susan Sarandon as savvy Duke, and Ralph Fiennes as the loyal employee turned friend. Reaching beyond the glamorous façade of Duke’s rich and powerful lifestyle the media sold... Continue Reading →

Movies you probably haven’t seen but should.. Hideous Kinky

A young mother with her two daughters escapes England and her broken relationship with her older poet lover to experience life in Marrakech during the early 1970’s   Living unconventionally as free spirited room mates the mother and daughters live in a low rent apartment building full of colorful characters, surviving by making dolls that they... Continue Reading →


Movie Reviews of movies you haven’t seen but probably should #3

Widow of St Pierre Period movie about a woman and the men she loves. Based in France at right after civil uprising of 1848, the story takes place in a remote fishing village where everyone knows everyone’s business and the leaders rule with an iron fist. The story begins with a murder, the two fishermen... Continue Reading →


Movie Reviews of movies you haven’t seen but probably should #2

  A Man Called Ove Based on a book by Fredrik Backman, A Man Called Ove is the quintessential grumpy old man movie. I had seen the title a few times looking perusing the tombs of movies online, but it never really caught my eye until after a business associate mentioned they were reading the... Continue Reading →


Movie Reviews of movies you probably haven’t seen.. but should.

Hello, My Name is Doris This charming tale of a May/December not quite romance was fun to watch, I was captivated by this quirky bright story. The day dreaming sequences were silly and at times extremely uncomfortable to witness, and left you crawling with embarrassment for Sally Field’s character; Doris. But Doris kept it real... Continue Reading →


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