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Movie Review: Ammonite

AMMONITE has been my most anticipated movie of the year and somehow it is even better than I could have hoped for. Writer-director Francis Lee shows his magnificent filmmaking talent through this masterpiece that explores the delicate complexities of love; the brilliant composition of each shot in the scene adds so much more to the… Continue reading Movie Review: Ammonite

Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha dancing in a club
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Movie Review: Sylvie’s Love

I am a complete sucker for throwback romance films and SYLVIE'S LOVE is just the kind of movie I have been yearning for this year. I am so glad I was able to catch it virtually at the Middleburg Film Festival! Director Eugene Ashe builds the perfect 1950s/1960s atmosphere in Harlem, with dazzling (and well-researched)… Continue reading Movie Review: Sylvie’s Love

Clare Dunne with kid piggyback in Herself movie
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Middleburg Film Festival Movie Review: Herself

Despite COVID and social distancing, I was able to attend the *virtual* Middleburg Film Festival this year and I am happy to report that I did not see one bad movie. Bravo to all involved for making such compelling choices for the lineup. Believe me, those of us at home need the amazing content. And it… Continue reading Middleburg Film Festival Movie Review: Herself

John Paul Reynolds and Sunita Mani walking on a road in Save Yourselves
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Movie Review: Save Yourselves!

It's hard to believe that a movie like SAVE YOURSELVES! was made before we really knew what 2020 had in store for us with COVID-19 and the great quarantine. But to put it mildly, the film is extremely prescient... especially as current events and being locked up inside has made us exceedingly conscientious about the… Continue reading Movie Review: Save Yourselves!

Leonardo DiCaprio holding up money in Wolf of Wall Street
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Tips on Acquiring Your Unclaimed Money From Virginia!

In a bit of a departure from regular scheduled programming about the entertainment world, I wanted to tell you about my experience with an awesome program available in most states that enables you to acquire unclaimed property (aka MONEY). I used the state of Virginia's Unclaimed Property website, so that is what I will focus… Continue reading Tips on Acquiring Your Unclaimed Money From Virginia!

Julianne Moore as Gloria Steinem standing in front of protestors
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Movie Review: The Glorias

THE GLORIAS, based on the incredible life of Gloria Steinem, is just as unconventional a biopic as is its subject. Directed by legendary Broadway director Julie Taymor, the film actually feels as though it could be on stage. It intimately weaves together important vignettes from Steinem's childhood through today, with four actresses playing her throughout… Continue reading Movie Review: The Glorias