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The Age of Love: A film by Steven Loring

I saw this film at the Newport Film Festival. It is an ambitious project. It attempts to answer the question implied by the title, namely: What is the age of love? Does love become harder or even impossible at some … Continue reading

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I Saw It On Netflix: Gettin’ Square

Gettin’ Square is the down-under way of saying Going Straight. I like films from down-under, ¬†Australia and New Zealand, kind of New Auszealian films, if you will. They are especially skilled at broad humor. Gettin’ Square is a caper film, … Continue reading

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I Saw It On Netflix: Coldblooded

Jason Priestly stars as Cosmo Reif, a low level mob employee who takes phone bets at a bookie joint. He is affect-less, much like the kind of person we all encounter everyday at the other side of retail counters, like … Continue reading

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I Saw It On Netflix: He Was A Quiet Man

It other reviews the main character, Bob Maconel (played by Christian Slater) is referred to as a troubled loner. This character is more than troubled, he is psychotic. For example, he is deeply attached to one of his possessions. A … Continue reading

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I saw It On Netflix: All My Friends Are Funeral Singers

I saw It On Netflix: All My Friends Are Funeral Singers This is a bitter-sweet movie. It engaged me early and didn’t wait too long, as most films of this nature do, to let me in on its secrets, to … Continue reading

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I Saw It On Netflix: Raising Flagg

I Saw It On Netflix: Raising Flagg I don’t remember what I first saw Alan Arkin in. It might have been Catch-22 (if he was in that) or, more likely, The In-Laws. He always plays the same guy as far … Continue reading

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