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What recent films have you seen?

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Re: What recent films have you seen?

Postby rerun » April 8th, 2016, 5:46 pm

I so enjoyed Mildred Pierce. Actually the only film I have liked Joan Crawford in. But I finally bought it!
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Re: What recent films have you seen?

Postby movieman1957 » February 2nd, 2017, 9:37 pm

Watched "Philomena" starring Judi Dench. Based on a true story it is about an Irish woman who 50 years after her child was "sold" to an adoptive American family goes to find him. Heartbreaking at the core of it there is quite a bit of humor in it as Judi tries to fill a hole in her life and an author (Steve Coogan) tries to find a book in the process. But there is also a journey for the two characters as they find each other as friends and something about people. And some of that is not always pleasant.

Fine performances are given by the two stars and the subject is handled with a gentle wit and shows the hurt and anger found along the way. All to a very interesting end.

Watch it.
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Re: What recent films have you seen?

Postby Sue Sue Applegate » February 7th, 2017, 8:34 pm

I enjoyed "Philomena." It was interesting, and the story is true!


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