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Sally Hawkins in The Lost King

The Lost King, “What a feeling”

The Lost King is based on a true story about a British woman named Philippa Langley who became obsessed with finding the 500 year old grave of King Richard III (1452-1485). Sally Hawkins plays Philippa Langley with verve and enthusiasm.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman in Irreplaceable You

Review: Irreplaceable You

Irreplaceable You begins in the cemetery where Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is buried. In a voice over, Abbie explains her story. It began when she and Sam (Michiel Huisman) were 8 years old. They’d been together ever since.

Philomena poster detail

Review: Philomena

Philomena got raves reviews when it came out in theaters in 2013, but I missed seeing it then. I’ve made up for that now, because it’s currently available on Netflix, iTunes and Amazon Instant Video. I give the film a rave review as well. It’s wonderful, and full of the human interest that was so feared by the hard-news journalist …

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What maisie knew

Review: What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew is based on the Henry James novel of 1897. It stars Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan as Maisie’s horrifyingly bad parents. Maisie is played by Onata Aprile. Alexander Skarsgård and Joanna Vanderham are also in the film. After Maisie’s parents divorce, her father marries the former nanny (Joanna Vanderham). Her mother marries a convenient bartender (Alexander Skarsgård) …

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