Month: May 2018

RBG film review

– By Cate Marquis – RBG is a delightful, inspiring documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsberg,┬áthe Notorious RBG, giving us the backstory of the 84-year-old Supreme Court justice who has become a pop culture icon. Long before she became known as the Notorious RBG, Ginsberg was a brilliant legal mind who was a courtroom ground-breaker in…

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ON CHESIL BEACH film review

– By Cate Marquis – The heartbreaking romantic drama ON CHESIL BEACH stars Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle as a young couple in the early 1960s, whose marriage feels the impact that the sexual attitudes of a time period can have on love. Based on Ian McEwan’s 2007 Booker Prize-winning novella. McEwan also wrote the…

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DEADPOOL 2 film review

**** (out of 5) stars – (R) – By Mark Glass – The first film about this Marvel Comics superhero (of sorts) is one of my all-time favorite action comedies. Ryan Reynolds – not known for acting as much as hunkiness – found the perfect role, allowing him to be physical, hilarious, and self-satirical, wrapped…

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PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Fox theater review

– By Cate Marquis – “The Phantom of the Opera,” Andrew Lloyd Weber’s legendary hit musical, returns to the Fox Theater May 9-20. This version is a bit different than the classic fans know, a newly burnished production from Cameron Mackintosh. The effects were buffed up, along with the chandelier and the characters have a…

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DISOBEDIENCE film review

– By Cate Marquis – In DISOBEDIENCE, Rachel Weisz stars as a woman who returns to her Orthodox Jewish community in London for the funeral of her father, a revered rabbi. Years earlier, Ronit (Weisz) had left the community she had grown up in, forced out over a sexual attraction to another girl, Esti (Rachel…

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