Love Wedding Repeat Has Its Moments

Love Wedding Repeat probably isn’t the wedding that you want to RSVP yes to but the film certainly has its moments throughout. We all could use a comedy right now.  I’m not going to go after this film too because the cast is giving it their all.  It certainly has its moments, of course.  Not many moments–to be fair–but they are there.  You just have to look hard enough.  Granted, some of these moments are…

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Charlie’s Angels Offers Up Action, Comedy

Charlie’s Angels takes the Townsend Agency international in this very fast-paced action-comedy written and directed by Elizabeth Banks. After 40 years working with the Angels, John Bosley (Patrick Stewart) is retiring.  Under his leadership, the Angels have gone global.  There’s not just one team based out of California.  Instead, there are a several teams of Angels across the globe.  The film chooses to focus on Sabina Wilson (Kristen Stewart) and Jane Kano (Ella Balinska).  One…

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Adrift: The Power of Love Drives Survival

Led by a stellar performance from Shailene Woodley in Adrift, the power of love is what drives the battle for survival. The single worst thing that can happen when one attempts to set sail across any body of water is something happening to their boat.  For Tami Oldham (Shailene Woodley) and her boyfriend, Richard Sharp (Sam Claflin), their worst fears came true when Hurricane Raymond hit in 1983.  Labeled as a Category 4 tropical depression…

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Their Finest: Mixing Comedy and War In Crowd-Pleaser

Their Finest mixes both comedy and drama in this behind the scenes making of a propaganda war film and does so in a way that makes the film feel authentic to the time period. Directed by An Education‘s Lone Scherfig from a screenplay written by Gaby Chiappe, the film stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Jack Huston, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, Jake Lacy, Rachael Stirling, with Richard E. Grant and Bill Nighy.  Chiappe’s script was based…

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My Cousin Rachel offers mystery, suspense in period thriller

My Cousin Rachel is a well-made period dramatic thriller about romance and mystery even though it’s a remake. Written and directed by Roger Michell from the novel by Daphne du Maurier, My Cousin Rachel stars Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Granger, Iain Glen, Pierfrancesco Favino, Simon Russell Beale, and Vicki Pepperdine. My Cousin Rachel is set mostly on an estate in England where a young man decides to take revenge against his cousin as he…

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