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Piper Laurie in Snapshots

Snapshots, three generations of women work it out

Snapshots begins when a grandmother, mother, and daughter all gather for a weekend together at the family cabin by the lake. Rose (Piper Laurie) is the grandmother, and content with her life living alone by the lake. Patty (Brooke Adams) […]

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Layla Mohammadi in The Persian Version

The Persian Version: Iranian-American family comedy

The Persian Version, written and directed by Maryam Keshavarz, tells the story of Leila and her Iranian-American family. Especially important are her mother and grandmother. Leila speaks directly to the viewers in 4th wall breaking voice overs throughout the entire

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Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers in Night Raiders

Night Raiders, dystopian future harks back to the past

Night Raiders is set in a dystopian future. This joint Canada and New Zealand production tells the story of indigenous people from their point of view. The story involves state schools for children who are taken from their parents forcefully.

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Rachael Leigh Cook and Scott Ly in A Tourist's Guide to Love

A Tourist’s Guide to Love, gorgeous setting in Vietnam

A Tourist’s Guide to Love is a total rom-com, but it should be titled A Tourist’s Guide to Vietnam because it shows off the country so beautifully. Absolutely stunning looks at the country, the food, the cultural sites, the traditions,

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Billie Piper in Scoop

Scoop, getting Prince Andrew in the hot seat

Scoop tells the story of the interview by BBC News that forced Prince Andrew to remove himself from royal duties following the arrest and suicide of Jeffrey Epstein. The film was adapted from the book “Scoops” by Sam McAlister and

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Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, and John Cena in Blockers

Blockers, farcical parents and grounded kids

Blockers is several years old and finally hit the streamers, which means I watched it. This film is low brow comedy, raunchy, with physical gags and ridiculous situations. In other words, it’s funny. It’s about 3 over-protective parents who try

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Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, Kathy Bates, Agnes O'Casey, in The Miracle Club

The Miracle Club: EldersRock on the way to Lourdes

The Miracle Club merely needs to slap up a photo of the main characters, which include Maggie Smith, Kathy Bates and Laura Linney, to get me to agree to watch. May I say it? EldersRock! We’re off on a journey

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