Monthly Archives: June 2014

For Art’s Sake

Monuments Men is about a group of soldiers assigned a mission to recover Europe’s most precious art works plundered by the Nazis in pursuit of Hitler’s obsession for a Fuhrer Museum. The men selected are passionate about art, although past … Continue reading

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Do The Hustle

American Hustle is a story about Irving Rosenfeld, a low-level married con artist from the Bronx. At a pool party, Irving becomes enamored with Sydney Prosser who’s at a point in life where she’s ready to reinvent herself. The pair … Continue reading

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Boulevard of Broken Dreams

A Raisin In The Sun is a rich story about a poor family’s struggle on Chicago’s South Side. Mama is the matriarch focused on keeping the Younger family together by sharing her wisdom in moments of despair. Her son, Walther, … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Outbreak

Half the Kingdom is a novel by Lore Segal that deals with the subject of alzheimer’s.  Written in short chapters using multiple points of view, the story follows several characters participating in a research study on dementia that is being … Continue reading

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Second Fiddle

Fill The Void is an interesting film set in a Hasidic community.  It opens with eighteen-year-old Shira anxiously following her mother in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the matchmaker’s candidate for her future husband.  Early on a certain … Continue reading

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Total Recall

We Were Liars is an endearing coming of age story. The Sinclairs are that quintessential patrician family who vacations on an island off Martha’s Vineyard every summer. Cadence Sinclair Easton is suffering from an episode of amnesia related to an … Continue reading

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