Making Harmony

I recently watched a 2000 movie directed by Bruce Paltrow, Gwyneth Paltrow’s father.  The movie is called Duets and the tagline is “Six lost souls in search of a little harmony.”  It is similar to movies like Love Actually or Valentine’s Day because there are a number of co-stars but not necessarily one main star. …
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Sartorial Savvy, Part Two

Time for the women to be judged.  Well, two of them, anyway. Gwyneth Paltrow: www.imdb.com/media/rm457280768/nm0000569 Or Cate Blanchett:  www.imdb.com/media/rm580488704/nm0000949 Perhaps that is not fair to Gwynnie, since Cate Blanchett could wear sackcloth and ashes and still look like a glamazon.  

Ah, Iron Man, How Thou Are Appealing

Since Iron Man was such a hit, Iron Man 2 is bound to be initially popular because it brings back the same main characters. Many sequels don’t have much to sell, so they jam them full of action and ignore plot holes.  Iron Man 2, however, takes an interesting, contemplative turn.  Of course there’s action!…
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