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Over the course of nearly 20 films, Joel and Ethan Coen have veered between low-key movies like “Blood Simple” and “Fargo,” and wildly inventive movies on a grand scale such as “The Big Lebowski” and “The Hudsucker Proxy.” Their newes...
There are many ways to make a bad movie. This week, I’ve decided to give a spanking to two movies that are vastly different yet are equally painful viewing experiences. First, the newest movie of the two is “The Finest Hours,” which tells the story of the mos...
There are many ways to make a bad movie. This week, I’ve decided to give a spanking to two movies that are vastly different yet are equally painful viewing experiences. First, the newest movie of the two is “The Finest Hours,” which tells the story of the most...
I got a text from a friend last week, “Adam and I broke up.” It was too bad since last month I had drinks with her and Adam and they seemed to be really happy together. It just doesn’t make sense. It raises the question, “Why did this happen?” I kn...
A feeling of relief washed over me as my cellphone began to ring. I could tell from the Caller-ID that it was an international number. My brother was working over in Italy, and I had been anxiously waiting for his call all day. Anxious is probably too mild a word to descri...
I happened to catch NPR the other day and see an interesting program about measuring the impact of prenatal genetic testing. They discussed whether there could be too much information for a mother and father. Apparently, the knowledge given to parents can create informati...
Ever since “The Hunger Games” exploded at the box office in 2012, teen movies set in dystopias – the fancy word for messed-up future societies – have been flooding our cineplexes. There have been four “Hunger Games” movies, two in the “Div...
It was about two months into my divorce and I was at the grocery store picking up a few things to feed the kids. I was not in there for me, as I was not very hungry. In fact, I had pretty much lost my appetite since my divorce hit. As a result, I had lost almost thirty pou...
January usually is the deadliest month of the year for new movies, as studios focus on raking in extra cash and awards for their prestige pictures from the previous year. But over the last few years, there have been a few surprise hits at the top of the year, such as “...
At this time of the month, a reservation is almost necessary to ensure a spot on a treadmill or an elliptical trainer at the local fitness center. Driving such feverish attendance are all those New Year’s resolutions still brimming with enthusiasm, hope and determinatio...



 

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We met in August 2013 after a few messages on Catholic Singles. From our first date, we were comfortable talking about everything from faith to football. On our second date, before going sailing, we started our day with mass together. Although our lives took very different paths previous to meeti...

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Matt and I met in September 2009 through your site after I had just moved to Michigan to start graduate school. We started dating soon after and have been inseparable ever since! Matt and I were married June 6, 2015. After celebrating our first holiday season together as a married couple, we are ...

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Matt and I met in September 2009 through your site after I had just moved to Michigan to start graduate school. We started dating soon after and have been inseparable ever since! Matt and I got engaged in May 2014 and will be getting married in just 53 days! I've attached a photo from our engagem...

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