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  • Charade

    Charade

    ★★★★½

    Not the Hitchcockian masterpiece that it's sometimes regarded as, but it is most certainly a perfect showcase for the elegance and comedic charms of Hepburn and Grant.

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

    ★★

    It's . . . sorta competent. Kinda.

    Golan and Globus are said to have been very proud of this offering from their early Cannon days, and it's not hard to see why; thanks to the efforts of cinematographer Robert Fraisse and production designer Anton Furst, it is a pretty film. Unlike their OTHER erotic Sylvia Kristel vehicle, Mata Hari (1985), it's also substantial enough to not feel like a mere excuse for half-hearted nude scenes.

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  • The Parent Trap II

    The Parent Trap II

    ★★½

    INT. MARY’S HOUSE - DAY

    Mary and Nikki sit at the kitchen table discussing girl stuff.

    TOM SKERRIT enters wearing the most breathtaking shorts you’ve ever seen.

  • Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

    Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

    ★★

    While Cowspiracy is an illuminating look at the growing impracticality of animal agriculture, it’s ultimately an unskilled documentary built on a foundation of questionable statistics and a protracted sermon about the benefits of veganism. The abolishment of livestock may very well become necessary in the near future, but I can’t imagine it’s the magic bullet Cowspiracy would have you believe it to be.