Clever ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ gets treated well with collector’s edition DVD

[rating=3]Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson
Director(s): Michel Gondry
Writer(s): Story by Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Busmuth; Screenplay by Charlie Kaufman

Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'
Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’

This was one of those films that came to me highly recommended by several people. For some reason, however, I dragged my feet in reviewing this DVD. The funny thing was my sister-in-law had recently loaned us her copy of the movie, which was the original single-disc release. But when I got the collector’s edition for review, I still dragged my feet.

Why? I don’t have a clue.

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‘Finding Neverland’ is the rare film which has pitch-perfect acting and writing

Johnny Depp and Dustin Hoffman in 'Finding Neverland'
Johnny Depp and Dustin Hoffman in ‘Finding Neverland’

[rating=4]Starring: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Dustin Hoffman
Director(s): Marc Forster
Writer(s): David Magee, based on the play by Allan Knee

Ahh, Los Angeles in January… It is a most glorious time of year when our attentions turn collectively to Awards Season©. It is a time when Variety and The Hollywood Reporter do their best work, serving as mere staples for a throng of “For Your Consideration” studio ads.

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