“La Vie En Rose” aka “La Môme”

            This is a must-see movie about Edith Piaf. Anyone who has ever been touched by the music of “La Môme,” the little sparrow, Billie Holliday or any of the great soul and blues singers in history will appreciate the cost of their art as shown in this film.             It surely isn’t pretty but […]


A lonely, somewhat dirty, old actor, Peter O’Toole, meets a lost, cynical and crude, young woman and somehow they both benefit from the experience. Great soundtrack — all Corinne Bailey Rae. http://video.movies.go.com/venus/ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0489327/

Snow Cake

One of those movies with no small roles. Every character is memorable and you can empathize with all of them to some extent. It will make you think about some of the ways we tend to look at life. http://www.snowcakemovie.co.uk/ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0448124/

Away From Her

Alice Munro story, Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis, and fine direction by Sarah Polley, creates the kind of movie you would hope to get from such talent. Some of it is, or will be, about you and your family. http://www.caprifilms.com/awayfromher/ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0491747/