Movies

  • Movie Review: Coco Before Chanel

    By on November 2, 2009

    It has been a long time since I’ve seen a film with subtitles. This one left me melancholy, wishing...

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  • Movie Review: Spitfire Grill

    By on October 15, 2009

    I bought this video at a summer library sale because I remember it being acclaimed at the time (it...

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  • Movie Review: Miss Potter

    By on October 5, 2009

    Are you ever wanting a good movie without sex, violence or swearing? This is a film the whole family...

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  • Movie Review: The Secret Life of Bees

    By on September 27, 2009

    I had read and enjoyed the book The Secret Life of Bees. Since I was dubious how to get...

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  • Movie Review: Julie & Julia

    By on August 8, 2009

    I saw this movie on opening night here, as we had been anticipating it for a while. I had...

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  • Movie Review: UP

    By on June 26, 2009

    I give the movie UP four stars. It was unexpectedly sweet with the courtship and relationship between Carl and...

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  • Movie Review: Easy Virtue

    By on June 14, 2009

    I wanted to like this film. After all, it had Colin Firth, English aristocratic country homes, and a tango...

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  • Movie Review: My Life in Ruins

    By on June 7, 2009

    I haven’t been out to the movies in eons so this probably added to my enjoyment of this recently...

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  • Movie Review: Little Dorrit

    By on April 27, 2009

      We enjoyed this production of Charles Dickens’ Little Dorrit immensely, watching it in series on Sunday evenings on...

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    Movie Review: Slumdog Millionaire

    By on January 23, 2009

    I liked this movie: unvarnished and polished, sad and triumphant, disturbing and empowering, straightforward and complex. The restoring power...

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    Movie Review: Doubt

    By on January 22, 2009

    I give this movie 2 stars, although Meryl Steep did a great job and deserved her academy award nomination...

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