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MOVIES: MAD MAX/MADDING CROWDS/MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS

MOVIES: MAD MAX/MADDING CROWDS/MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS

Joyce Kulhawik May 26, 2015 1

I’ve had women on the brain at the movies lately, and we are out there in significant numbers this season along with the boys of summer. I happened to see two sequels MAD MAX: FURY ROAD and  PITCH PERFECT 2 on

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MOVIES: THE AGE OF ADALINE/DIOR AND I

MOVIES: THE AGE OF ADALINE/DIOR AND I

Joyce Kulhawik April 30, 2015 2

Here’s a double feature at the movies– you’ll love beginning with THE AGE OF ADALINE. The film stars the beautiful Blake Lively as a woman named Adeline Bowman who was born at the beginning of the 20th

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MOVIE: THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU

MOVIE: THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU

Joyce Kulhawik September 25, 2014 0

Imagine Jane Fonda as a Jewish mother. If you can do that, you’ll love THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU. Now imagine that Fonda’s children are Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Adam Driver and Corey

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BEST MOVIES NOW: LIFE ITSELF

BEST MOVIES NOW: LIFE ITSELF

Joyce Kulhawik August 10, 2014 0

The best movie I’ve seen all summer is LIFE ITSELF, a documentary about one of the most formidable movie critics in history– and certainly the most famous, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and conqueror

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MOVIE REVIEW: “ENOUGH SAID”

MOVIE REVIEW: “ENOUGH SAID”

Joyce Kulhawik September 30, 2013 3

I cannot say enough about ENOUGH SAID– one of the best films at the movies right now! It’s an authentic, charming, tenderly-acted but unsentimental tale about grown-ups falling in love. Yes– grown-ups, a pair

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MOVIE REVIEW: PRISONERS

MOVIE REVIEW: PRISONERS

Joyce Kulhawik September 27, 2013 1

PRISONERS is one of the best films I’ve seen at the movies in weeks. It pops like a kernel in a myriad ways–full of nooks and crannies, threatening & thrilling, sad & shocking, and

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AT THE MOVIES: BLUE JASMINE, ELYSIUM, 2 GUNS, WE’RE THE MILLERS, WOLVERINE

AT THE MOVIES: BLUE JASMINE, ELYSIUM, 2 GUNS, WE’RE THE MILLERS, WOLVERINE

Joyce Kulhawik August 21, 2013 3

I have just seen the first OSCAR WORTHY performance by an actress this year– or any year: Cate Blanchett in BLUE JASMINE–Woody’s latest and absolutely one of his best films, ever. It’s become a

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OSCAR MOVIE REVIEW: AMOUR

OSCAR MOVIE REVIEW: AMOUR

Joyce Kulhawik January 28, 2013 4

The Oscars are Feb 24, and over the next few days there are few “Oscar” films I need to catch you up on before the big event! See a French film called AMOUR which

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MOVIE: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

MOVIE: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

Joyce Kulhawik December 8, 2012 0

In a season that features at least one remarkable presidential portrayal–here comes another, and this one  definitely the wackier.  An Irish/Englishman playing Lincoln is one thing, but America’s unofficial court jester and one time

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MOVIE: ANNA KARENINA

MOVIE: ANNA KARENINA

Joyce Kulhawik December 3, 2012 0

 The most ravishing movie of the season is ANNA KARENINA , novelist Leo Tolstoy’s sweeping pageant of love, marriage, passion, family, God, nature, and the constraints of class and society in 19th century Russia.  The

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