AWFJ Movie of the Week, May 4-10: HOT PURSUIT

Opening May 8, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Hot Pursuit, directed by Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses, The Proposal) and starring Reese Witherspoon as a by-the-book cop trying to protect the newly-rich widow of a drug boss (Sofia Vergara) on a journey through the wilds of Texas. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Dec. 8-14: INHERENT VICE

Opening Dec. 12, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Inherent Vice, Paul Thomas Anderson’s (There Will Be Blood, The Master) adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s novel starring Joaquin Phoenix as a cop investigating the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend in LA, 1970. And it’s nowhere near as straightforward as it sounds…Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Dec. 1-7: WILD

Opening Dec. 3, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Wild, Jean-Marc Vallee’s follow up to 2013’s Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club. Starring Reese Witherspoon as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed, who embarked on an 1,100 mile solo trek to overcome a personal tragedy. Read on…

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52nd New York Film Festival: Provocation and Pleasure – Rania Richardson Comments

Many of the films in the recently concluded 52nd New York Film Festival will fill theaters, fuel discussions, and collect awards for months to come. Topping the list is Citizenfour, a late edition to the tightly edited festival’s main slate of 31 features. Other films of particular interest include Birdman, Inherent Vice, and The Wonder.

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