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THE NEXT THREE DAYS ***½ This 2010 Netflix film provides a couple of hours of escapism with an A list of stars and an exciting if implausible plot. Elizabeth Banks plays the mother … more
At the Warwick Showcase TOGETHER TOGETHER ***½ (Joyce) *** (Don) “Together Together” opens with director/writer Nikole Beckwith thanking you for coming to her movie, … more
NOMADLAND **** We have been waiting months for this Golden Globe nominee starring Frances McDormand, which has been a big hit at dozens of film festivals. "e;Nomadland"e; is one of those films that is hard to categorize - part fiction and very much a more
At the Warwick Showcase HERE TODAY **½ Feel good/feel sad movie Billy Crystal stars as Charlie Burnz, a comedy writer who discovers that he has dementia and keeps the diagnosis to … more
At the Warwick Showcase GODZILLA VS. KONG **½ (More like ‘Star Wars’ than ‘King Kong’)The movie opens with a brief setup where we meet a female scientist … more
On Netflix THE COOK OF CASTAMAR This Spanish melodrama has a little bit of everything - intrigue, a love story, sex, violence, history, politics and the "upstairs/downstairs" relationships between the wealthy and their servants. The series has too many more
AT THE AVON "The Truffle Hunters" is a delightful little movie about elderly truffle hunters in Northern Italy who hold the secret to the locations of the coveted white Alba truffle, refusing to share it with anyone outside their circle. You will learn more
At the Avon "Nomadland" a major contender for more than one Academy Award, will play through Friday, April 8 at 6:20 p.m. Don't miss this great movie. Go for a double-header Friday, when the theater will show the best documentary shorts at 3:10 p.m. Grab more
SUPERNOVA *** (Don) ***½ (Joyce) This poignant tale about early onset dementia has two great performances by Colin Firth as Sam and Stanley Tucci as Tusker, two aging men who have … more
Joyce and I have reviewed an average of 3½ movies a week since the late ’70s. At its peak, there were five Showcase Cinemas to choose from. Garden City, Cranston, Cinerama and a … more
At the Warwick Showcase CRUELLA **½ (Joyce) *** ( Don) While I agree with Joyce that the story is dull and stupid, I did like the acting of both Emma Stone as Cruella and Emma … more
TWO OF US ***½ (Joyce) *** (Don) The French know how to make romantic movies. This one is about two aging women who have found love together and have made it work for decades … more
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