Browsing all articles from February, 2014.

Endless Love

Endless Love 

* * If you come away from Shana Feste’s Endless Love with nothing else, you’ll have seen two beautiful people with beautiful bodies in beautiful settings and, for a brief time at the beginning of the picture, some beautiful moments of falling into first love.   In a nicely photographed and capably acted misfire, co-writer and […]

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Labor Day

Labor Day 

* * * If you can get past the central premise—and that’s a big if—in Jason Reitman’s Labor Day, you’ll be rewarded with rich performances and an unabashed romanticism that, while perhaps unbelievable, also somehow works.  Set in 1987 on the outskirts of a Mayberry-esque hamlet, it’s clear right away that Adele (Kate Winslet) is […]

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