MOVIE OF THE WEEK May 11, 2018: MOUNTAIN

motw logo 1-35Australian filmmaker Jennifer Peedom’s Mountain is a monumental essay documentary that combines soaring cinematography with poetically philosophical narration and an uplifting score to deliver a mesmerizing meditative treatise on how humans interact with and experience Earth’s prime peaks. Continue reading…

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK March 2, 2018: OH LUCY!

motw logo 1-35A poignant ode to the need for human connection, Atsuko Hirayanagi’s Oh Lucy! is a quirky dramedy about a lonely Tokyo office worker, Setsuko, whose life changes when she takes an English class taught by John (Josh Hartnett), a hug-happy American who dubs her ‘Lucy’ and outfits her with a blond curly wig. As Lucy, she starts down a path she’d never have anticipated. Continue reading…

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