Daily Archives: July 19, 2021

Movie Review: Coping with a Schizophrenic sister — “Broken Diamonds”

How mad are you allowed to get at a schizophrenic? That’s the premise driving “Broken Diamonds,” a dramedy that may start “crazy cute,” but which doesn’t back away from the ugly truths about mental illness. “Your sister didn’t ruin your … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Somebody save “The Boy Behind the Door”

“The Boy Behind the Door” is a lean, reasonably tight B-movie thriller about two kidnapped Little Leaguers and how they respond to their plight. It’s sentimental yet nervy, kind of predictable and a tad slow-footed. But it gets to you … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Québécois study “The Guide to the Perfect Family”

The thing about parenting is that we’re doing it wrong. And our parents were no better. Their parents? No going to win any prizes either. And if even Canadians can’t get it right, Québécois to boot, what prayer do we … Continue reading

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