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    Film Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Precisely When We Need Her

    “We’re on the brink of an adventure, children. Don’t spoil it with too many questions!” says Mary Poppins, the world’s favorite nanny. And with that cheery admonition, she invites the Banks children – and the audience – to join her on a journey of wonder and imagination. “Mary Poppins Returns” is a sequel to the 1964 Academy […] More

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    Film Review: ‘On Chesil Beach’ is a Heartbreaking Tale of Love and Pride

    There is a simplicity in the beauty of Dominic Cooke‘s period drama, “On Chesil Beach.” The film, which Ian McEwan adapted from his own 2007 novella, is a snapshot of the lives of Florence (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward (Billy Howle). It is England in 1962, and these newlyweds spend a long, awkward evening in their […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ is a Charming Tale of Friendship

    If you are looking for a charming film that will leave you feeling uplifted, look no further than “Victoria & Abdul.” Set in the waning days of the reign of Queen Victoria, this is the true story of an unlikely and controversial friendship. The film opens on Abdul (Ali Fazal), a clerk in an Indian […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Tulip Fever’ Runs Cold

    “Tulip Fever” was on the verge of becoming something of an urban legend before its release on September 1. The film completed principle photography some three years ago and has gone through a number of release date changes since 2014. The delays and cancellations led many to wonder exactly how bad it must be, and […] More