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Monday, December 3 2012

Please Pass the Tissue. We're Watching 'The Odd Life of Timothy Green'

This film can be accused of bending everything to realize its purpose and as such it seems faulty, but those willing to see beyond its manipulation might be surprised to find in it a beautiful allegory for the difficulties of parenting.


Wednesday, August 15 2012

'The Odd Life of Timothy Green': Too Odd and Not Odd Enough

Jim and Carol's story is at once mundane and creepy-cute, wound up around the core fact of the child Timothy, who arrives following a thunderstorm out of their garden


Wednesday, April 27 2011

The Nine Year Itch Scratched in 'The Heights'

The Heights is a novel about infidelities, and the tantalizing promise of what possibilities one could have outside of the constraints of a long-term, committed relationship.


Thursday, October 25 2007

Dan in Real Life

Dan's behavior is increasingly creepy -- possessive, obsessive, and utterly self-centered.


Wednesday, October 22 2003

Pieces of April (2003)

And April sits in the window frame, hair damp, contemplating the disaster she expects her day to become.


News

Thursday, October 25 2007

'Dan' director creates comedy from the heart, not the groin

Peter Hedges is known for making heartfelt, emotionally accessible films about people hurting. And Dan, in "Dan in Real Life," fits that bill. He's a


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