MOVIE OF THE WEEK February 16, 2018: THE PARTY

motw logo 1-35Enigmatic and experimental as always, Sally Potter presents in The Party a tightly interwoven tapestry covering snappy interactions of seven quirky yet stereotypical Brits at a celebratory supper party. Shot in black and white, often in close up, the film reveals every nuance and wrinkle in superb performances by a stellar cast. Continue reading…

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“Lars and The Real Girl,” review by Susan Granger

Who would think that the story of reclusive man and his mail-order sex doll would make a remarkably sensitive and tender, PG-13 romantic comedy? Shy, withdrawn Lars Lindstrom (Ryan Gosling) lives a lonely existence in a sparsely furnished garage room next to his brother Gus (Paul Schneider) and pregnant sister-in-law Karen’s (Emily Mortimer) clapboard home in a nameless Midwestern town.

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