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  • Slightly Dangerous

    Slightly Dangerous


    Surprisingly fun and naughty screwball comedy. It's like 'Bachelor Mother' meets 'Lady for a Day' with a dash of 'Murder on the Orient Express' in the kidnapped heiress infant angle.

    No one can play a sweet-bad-girl like Lana Turner! Not then, not now. The scene of her making a banana split blindfolded should be a classic. The 1940s New York backdrop is also fun, as is the supporting cast of some of the greatest character actors of the era.

  • Krisha



    Coming from a similar family, appreciate this glimpse at the trauma of substance and emotional abuse. Now that I am myself a middle-aged woman, however, I was deeply disappointed that this was filmed from the title character's point-of-view, but ultimately has no insight or empathy for her. I kept expecting a reveal of what had happened in the past, but nothing much was ever revealed.

    The long close-ups on her aged face, thus, rather than evoking a sense of history…

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  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


    A darkly funny, warm-hearted, examination of the pain, dread, and above all rage of being human. Full of surprise twists, profound performances, and poetic cinematography. A rare gem.

  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water


    Simple and beautiful. Sally Hawkins is luminous. The love affair is lovely, but her relationships with Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins are the secret heart of the film.