Holidate: A Rom-Com With A Side Of Holidays

Holidate, starring Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey, is a new Netflix romantic comedy that comes with a side of holiday offerings. This is an R-rated film.  Please consider this before adding it to your rotation of holiday films to watch over the next two months.  Holidate might not be on the same level of Home Alone, Elf, or National Lampoon’s Xmas Vacation but there’s enough here worthy of repeat viewings. And with the way it’s…

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Woman in Gold: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Maria Altmann’s remarkable true story of recovering stolen artwork from the Austrian government manages to get justice in Woman in Gold. I found myself watching the film again during Tisha B’Av during a double header with Stanley Kramer’s Judgment in Nuremberg.  Despite the fact that the Weinstein name is attached, please do not let that stop you from watching this film.  Maria Altmann’s (Helen Mirren) story is but one of many Holocaust stories out there. …

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