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

la la land movie poster emma stone and ryan gosling dancing
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Interview with Damien Chazelle and Movie Review of La La Land

**DISCLAIMER** I don't think a movie review can do LA LA LAND justice, but here's a quick look at why I am so obsessed with the film** LA LA LAND is not only the best movie of the year, it's in my top ten movies of all time. It has everything I love, music, dancing,… Continue reading Interview with Damien Chazelle and Movie Review of La La Land

Miss You Already Movie Poster with Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette
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Interview with Catherine Hardwicke for Miss You Already

Many people are saying MISS YOU ALREADY, directed by Catherine Hardwicke (TWILIGHT, THIRTEEN) and starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette, is this generation's BEACHES. And while this film is certainly touching and emotionally draining, I found it to be a quite difference experience from the classic Bette Midler/Barbara Hershey tear-jerker. BEACHES is one of my… Continue reading Interview with Catherine Hardwicke for Miss You Already