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Manchester By The Sea

A heavy pall hangs over Kenneth Lonergan’s serious-minded movie,¬†Manchester By The Sea, which opens in Canadian theaters on November 25. A contemporary family drama set mainly in a New England fishing town, it’s invariably earnest. It’s carried on the capable shoulders of Casey Affleck, who plays Lee Chandler, a janitor who’s summoned back to his … Read More

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Margaret Brims with Sub-Plots

Kenneth Lonergan’s film, Margaret,¬†clocking in at 150 minutes, has finally emerged from post-production woes and a raft of lawsuits. Shot in 2005 and supposed to have been released in 2007, it was mired in artistic and financial quarrels pitting Lonergan against the studio. As a result, Margaret did not appear in theatres until 2011. The … Read More