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Topsy Turvy - * * 1/2*

Mike Leigh directs this period piece about Gilbert and Sullivan and the creation of their most famous comic opera, The Mikado. Timothy Spall, Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent and Lesley Manville star.  Capsule Review: Interesting, but way overlong. The first hour … Continue reading

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The Borrowers - * * * 1/2*

Mary Norton’s children’s book series, The Borrowers, has been made into several below-average television movies. So, I wasn’t too enthused as I entered the theater for the big-screen debut of the minute clan. But I was in for a shock, … Continue reading

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