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Scene On Film: ‘The Company You Keep’

By Joan Ellis Don’t dare to miscast a movie that’s rooted in a true story. For The Company You Keep, the filmmakers have assembled a cast of four Academy Award...

May 3, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ’42’

By Joan Ellis Each of us is likely to watch 42 through the prism of our own age. If you are young or middle age, you have lived on the...

April 26, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Starbuck’ and ‘Admission’

By Joan Ellis Starbuck   It was a split decision among us last night at Starbuck but since I am the one with the pen, I’ll give you my side...

April 12, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Ginger and Rosa’

By Joan Ellis Ginger and Rosa is a serious movie that is almost, though not quite, undone by its flaws. It’s worth taking a chance. In the opening scene, the...

April 5, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘How to Survive a Plague’

By Joan Ellis How quickly we forget. Writer/director David France has done us all a favor by assembling the chronological history of the AIDS epidemic in the Academy Award nominated...

March 29, 2013 | comments