Tag Archives: Chris Messina

Cinema Review – Live by Night

After fighting the Huns in France, Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) returns to Prohibition-Era Boston, swearing never to follow orders again. After starting out as an outlaw, Coughlin relocates to Florida – after a stint in prison – to work with the Italian mob family under Maso Pescatore in taking down the leader of the Irish mob. While in Florida, Coughlin makes the Pescatore family a lot of money, but runs into trouble with the KKK and the devoutly religious. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Manglehorn

Angelo (Al Pacino) works as a locksmith and key-maker, but lives a reclusive life with his cat, and spends his time mourning a long lost love. When he finally makes friends with Dawn (holly Hunter), a bank clerk with romance on her mind, the time comes for Angelo to finally confront the choices he has made that are holding him back. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – 28 Hotel Rooms

The paths of a writer and an accountant cross while they are travelling for work. It is not long before the two begin a passionate affair and, while they are both in relationships with other people, and rather matter of fact about their involvement with one another, it is not long before feelings begin to complicate things. Continue reading

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