If Beale Street Could Talk

We saw If Beale Street Could Talk at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.  This movie is highly anticipated being Barry Jenkins’ follow up film to Academy Award for Best Picture Moonlight.  It is a charming love story with stand out acting.  The story focuses on Tish Rivers (played by the adorable first timer Kiki […]

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The Upside

Denise, Tony and I saw The Upside at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and loved it.  We couldn’t understand why it was not released in 2018.  Recently, I found out that it was a casualty of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and pulled from distribution.  Fortunately, another company picked it up for distribution so it […]

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On Chesil Beach

Most of this story is told in flashbacks.  Their romance is very sweet if not passionate, and Florence’s past is disturbing.   The lack of communication and inexperience are a sign of the times but lead to tragic consequences.   Saoirse Ronan is perfect in the role of Florence, a girl who may have just wanted to […]

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