Daily Archives: September 22, 2014

Movie Review: War turns Hungarian twins twisted in “The Notebook”

The Hungarian World War II film “The Notebook” makes for a grim but utterly fascinating parable, a tale of compassionate, city-bred twins who teach themselves the cruelty they need in order to survive the horrors of war. The pre-teen boys … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart”, a heartless animated Euro-import

Animators may use the same digital computer-assisted palette the world over, but the world is still diverse enough that distinct styles and sensibilities exist outside of the Disney/Pixar/Dreamworks/Sony orbit. “Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart” is a Franco-Belgian production adapted from … Continue reading

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Michelle Monaghan gets her GI face on for “Fort Bliss”

There was a time when the tall, thin brunette Michelle Monaghan walked the catwalks of high fashion, appearing in shows from Milan to Hong Kong and on magazine covers of the late ’90s. But when she transitioned to acting for … Continue reading

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