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Film Review: “Vita & Virginia” Engages, If More Vita Than Virginia

Vita & Virginia (Chanya Button, 2019) 2½ out of 4 stars. Though the late Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) has been portrayed on screen before in a cinematically stronger film than the new Vita & Virginia (i.e., the 2002 The Hours), she has … Continue reading

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“Their Finest” Delights with Bittersweet Take on War Propaganda

Their Finest (Lone Scherfig, 2017) 4 out of 4 stars. The worst thing about Their Finest is its generic title, which offers no indication of the magical whimsy within. Otherwise, it is a charming, bittersweet cinematic confection that tells the … Continue reading

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