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Unforgettable

Unforgettable

Julia Banks (Dawson) has just resigned from her job at an internet company to move from San Francisco to a small town in California where her fiance David Connover (Stults) lives. David has a daughter, Lily (Rice) and an ex-wife, Tessa (Heigl). David and Tessa are trying to peacefully raise Lily together, so when Julia moves into David’s house, Tessa is not pleased.

I liked that this movie showed both women’s stories. It wasn’t one sided, and neither character was all good or all bad. It made for an interesting story. If nothing else, Unforgettable was a great lesson on what NOT to do when dealing with a crazy person.

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Beauty And The Beast

Beauty and the Beast

A cinematic cynosure! Directed by: Bill Condon Written by: Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline Swift shot: I’ve never seen the animated Disney classic, but of course I am intimately familiar with the story, based on the 18th century French fairy tale “La Belle et la Bête,” by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve. This […]

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Laps

Laps

“How the hell do you people do this?” Written and Directed by: Chad Diez Cast: Art Hall, Rachae Thomas, Nicky Endres Swift shot: I hate running. There, I said it. It’s boring! My mind wanders all over the place, and I try not to focus on how ridiculous it is to run around when nothing […]

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Patriots Day

Patriots Day

We are at war Directed by: Peter Berg Written by: Peter Berg, Matt Cook, Joshua Zetumer Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J.K. Simmons, Alex Wolff Swift shot: It’s a rare thing to watch almost an entire film with a large lump in your throat, but that was how I watched Patriots Day. With only brief moments of levity, Peter […]

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Live By Night

Live By Night

Directed by: Ben Affleck Written by: Ben Affleck (screenplay, adapted) Dennis Lehane (novel) Cast: Ben Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning, Chris Messina, Chris Cooper, Sienna Miller Swift shot: I have never heard of Joe Coughlin, but after I watched Live By Night, I went home and researched all about him. I was hoping he was a real figure from […]

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