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Primary Colors - * * * 1/2*

In 1994, an insider’s look at a scandal-ridden run for the Democratic presidential nomination (closely based on Clinton’s 1992 campaign) was written anonymously (former Newsweek writer Joe Klein later claimed true authorship). Now, the book, Primary Colors, has been made … Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility - * * * 1/2*

Wonderful adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel. Emma Thompson wrote the screenplay, and stars as Elinor Dashwood, the eldest of three sisters, and the embodiement of sense and prudence. Kate Winslet plays her younger sister, Marianne, who is full of passion … Continue reading

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Carrington - * * 1/2*

A turbulent film about a lifelong love affair between the painter Dora Carrington (Emma Thompson), and the homosexual author Lytton Strachey (Jonathan Pryce). When Carrington (as she prefers to be called) meets Lytton for the first time, she deems him … Continue reading

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