Movies

  • Best of 2009

    By on December 31, 2009

    This website and daily blog have been going for a year! Thank you so much for your continued readership....

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: The Young Victoria

    By on December 30, 2009

    We really enjoyed this new movie about the young Queen Victoria and give it five stars. It beautifully portrays...

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: The Visitor

    By on December 27, 2009

     the question of what makes life meaningful, as well as a study in the universal language of music. I...

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: Pay It Forward

    By on December 22, 2009

    The assignment to the seventh grade social studies class is to have an idea that will change the world...

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: Invictus

    By on December 15, 2009

    I loved this movie. I give not only the film an enthusiastic five stars but give them to Nelson...

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: Calendar Girls

    By on November 29, 2009

    I didn’t see this movie when it came out back in 2003 because of the premise: women disrobing for...

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: The Color Purple

    By on November 20, 2009

    This Steven Spielberg film of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning book is wonderful, and wins five stars from me....

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    Polly Castor
  • 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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    Polly Castor
  • 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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    Polly Castor
  • 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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    Polly Castor
  • 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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    Polly Castor
  • 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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    Polly Castor