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Smurftastic! 2011/09/26

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[Picture of Smurfs Movie 2011 poster]Papa and Charlie took Oli and DP to the cinema to see The Smurfs.  They loved it!

Oli seemed more switched on about the plot and the characters in so far as she talked about it — she reviewed the movie to me when I got home from the office.  DP was in agreement, but I noticed that he did not have the capacity for critique. Hmmn. That boy needs work!

From all accounts, it seemed to be a smashing film, and I am quite sad I missed it.

Whatever Works 2010/10/23

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[picture of the cover of Whatever works]Ruthie and I just watched Woody Allen’s “Whatever Works” which came out last year.  We thoroughly enjoyed this film in all respects.

It is very New York — which is good for us; NY has been out of fashion for too long!  Larry David is brilliant as Boris Yelnikoff a grumpy old man and typical New York Jew.  We roared with laughter at times; it is a film filled with glee. But most of all it is the subliminal, underlying wisdom that clinched it for us. This film is sooo true — but in extremis! (more…)

Man on Wire 2009/01/17

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This is a super film!

We both watched in amazement at the bravado of (more…)

Kung Fu Panda 2008/07/20

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[Picture of kung fu panda]We got to see Kung Fu Panda this afternoon, so we could finally make sense of what Olivia has been going on about (she loves it, and saw it a couple of weeks ago). (more…)