Tag Archives: Simon Curtis

The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) Review

A DERIVATIVE AND FAMILIAR DRAMEDY   Over the past several years, movies narratives about dogs have taken center stage; tugging at the heartstrings of viewer’s attention with their cuteness and emotional struggles. The idea of “man’s best friend” has always been a fascinating format for audience members to care about the friendship / companionship between a canine (whatever the breed

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Review

TINKERTY TONK   Winnie the Pooh (also called Pooh Bear), Christopher Robin, and their friends in the Hundred Acre Woods. Just saying those iconic names and place are embedded deep within many childhood memories, filled with tales of youthful wonder and childish imagination. Created by British author A. A. Milne, Winne the Pooh, first debuted in the children’s book Winnie-the-Pooh

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Woman in Gold Review

MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY PICTURE Behind every painting is a story” is a common saying when describing pieces of artwork. Such is the case behind the famous painting of “Adele Bloch-Bauer” (also called “The Woman in Gold”) by legendary artist Gustav Klimt. Yet, the more fascinating story is not just about Klimt or Adele, but rather Maria Altmann, Adele’s

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