3 thoughts on “Manchester By The Sea”

  1. I’m recommending my drama-haters-friends to watch this film I’m a movie lover but I usually try to avoid heart-wrenching stories, unless they had been previously acclaimed by many serious sources. Even then I’m very picky. I do not write reviews, though, there are experts for that that I rather read. So why I’m writing a review for Manchester by the Sea? Because it was a tragic story that I didn’t plan on watching and now is one of my all-time favorites.The thing is, I traveled to the US to visit my daughter and she made me go with her to…

  2. If you didn’t like this film, watch it a second time ~ I did, and my opinion completey changed ~ Epic masterpiece The first time that I saw this film, I felt as if it was a bit overwhelming. I left the theater puzzled as to why it got such rave reviews. My initial thoughts were that it was too long, boring, and very depressing. With that said, I decided to give it another chance, and I’m extremely glad I did. As for those wondering why I would want to subject myself to a film that I initially didn’t like for a second time; it’s because I like to keep an open mind. In the case of this film, I really wanted…

  3. The Book of Job, set in blue-collar Massachusetts: Casey Affleck is our sufferer, undergoing agonies that no human being should ever have to deal with. But it happens, doesn’t it? People die … and their loved ones must carry on.I suppose the objection would be that *too much* happens to Affleck, and the movie risks becoming a black comedy. Indeed, the moody Baroque score, full of pieces by such happy campers as Bach, Albinoni, and Handel — Albinoni’s famous “Adagio in G…

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