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Falling for Figaro (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Following her dream

“Falling for Figaro” is a mild and pleasant comedy film which will probably not leave much impression on you when it is over. While it is buoyed a lot by the charming natural presence of its lead actress, it is … Continue reading

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Pavarotti (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A respectable presentation of Pavarotti’s life and career

Ron Howard’s documentary film “Pavarotti” dutifully presents the summary of the life and career of Luciano Pavarotti, who was regarded as one of the greatest operatic tenors in the history. Although it seems to esteem its human subject a bit … Continue reading

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Marguerite (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): By George, she can’t sing well…

It is always funny when a character seems so oblivious to how funny he (or she) is, and French comedy film “Marguerite” gets plenty of laughs from such a premise like that. Here is a lady who is so blindingly … Continue reading

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To Rome with Love (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Four short comedies in Rome

Woody Allen’s new movie “To Rome with Love” does not have that magical quality of his previous work “Midnight in Paris”(2011), but it is still an enjoyable film consisting of four short farces happening in Rome. The movie leisurely walks … Continue reading

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