‘MEGAN LEAVEY’ producer analyzes importance of tearjerkers

Preston Barta // Features Editor MEGAN LEAVEY Rated PG-13, 116 minutes. Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Cast: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Geraldine James, Common, Edie Falco, Will Patton and Miguel Gomez Among the evil devices a filmmaker can unleash on an audience, none of them are as potent as a weepy dog movie. I don’t know if it’s because I’m an animal lover who registers every distressed one on screen with ...

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COLCOA Review: ‘YOU CHOOSE (L’EMBARRAS DU CHOIX)’ is the best romcom Renée Zellweger never starred in

Courtney Howard // Film Critic YOU CHOOSE, 97, NR Directed by: Eric Lavaine Starring: Alexandra Lamy, Arnaud Ducret, Jamie Bamber, Anne Marivin, Sabrina Ouazani, Lionnel Astier, Jérôme Commandeur You probably make at least 15 choices for yourself before you leave the house in the morning. What makes you go with oatmeal over a croissant, pants instead of a skirt, hair up or down, is all based on how you’re feeling. Imagine not being able to make ...

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COLCOA Review: ‘R.A.I.D. SPECIAL UNIT (RAID DINGUE)’ spotlights Alice Pol’s comedic strengths, not much else

 Courtney Howard // Film Critic R.A.I.D. SPECIAL UNIT, 105 minutes, NR Directed by: Dany Boon Starring: Alice Pol, Dany Boon, Michel Blanc, Yvan Attal, Patrick Mille, François Levantal I simply adore Alice Pol and I know I’m not alone. I’d say all of France agrees with me. I’ve been touting her skills since first seeing her in a show-stealing supporting role in UN PLAN PARFAIT. She’s the French Kathryn Hahn, right down to her similar good looks ...

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