What movie is your life like?

Month: November 2012

Recovering from an Italian Thanksgiving

Recovering from an Italian Thanksgiving

There are just two of us, after all. What do you want to do? Not much. After Sandy didn’t feel like much. After throwing out all that food… Violet Hill Farm sells those free range, organic turkeys. We could try one I guess. They’re probably pretty good. I know. But that’s all. No stuffing, none […]

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Find your Silver Lining

Find your Silver Lining

  “It’s a movie about depression,” someone described it to me, “I’m not going to see a movie about depression.” Alone I go. Bradley Cooper is, after all, Bradley Cooper. Worst case scenario I simply stare at him for two hours. What turned out not to be the case. If I found Cooper adorable in […]

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Things we don’t talk about

Things we don’t talk about

In The Flat, filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger unravels a family mystery while cleaning out his deceased grandmother’s Tel Aviv flat, where she’d lived with her husband for over sixty years after immigrating to Palestine from Berlin in the mid 1930’s. Entering the flat was like visiting a little Berlin, Arnon narrates as the film opens. His […]

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