I am Still Moonstruck

  It turns out that Moonstruck, directed by Norman Jewison, remains my favourite romantic comedy/drama. I confess to a life-long adoration of Cher. She is old enough to be my mother, but never mind that. Recently, I signed up with Rotten Tomatoes, would you believe, and one of the questions asked in that website’s personal…

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LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

I was in awe of Roberto Begnigni’s beautiful, sad, funny interpretation of the Nazi invasion of Italy during the second World War, in which a romantic Jewish bookstore owner must come to terms with the inevitable separation from his prissy, but beautiful wife, a stereotypical and, at times lonely schoolteacher, and the growing pains of…

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Freedom from Fear

  “I think by now I have made it fairly clear that I am not very happy with the word ‘hope.’ I don’t believe in people just hoping. We work for what we want.”   Reality bites. Many of us still live in fear (and resentment) and hope. As the sun set on the life…

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