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“Point Blank” starts just as its title does, without foreplay. The first shot jolts us into a story, of smart escapism.
On a typical workday Samuel (Gilles Lellouche), a nursing assistant in France, tries to stop a suspicious hospital visitor in a lab coat from messing with an injured criminal, Hugo Sartet (Roschdy Zem), being treated after having fled an attack. 532 more words
“Vincent Wants to Sea” is a German-made story of escape and healing, both real and imaginary from director Ralf Huettner. The original German title: “Vincent will Meer.” Vincent’s a young man with the socially isolating Tourette Syndrome, who’s mourning his mom’s death, and also has to deal with his dad. 338 more words
"How to Live Forever," a baby boomer's light-hearted documentary on aging, which offers sparse chuckles
America isn’t obsessed with youth, living longer or forever, but it probably seems so. As fashion expert Tim Gunn has lamented, models aren’t yet fully developed women, and still the masses look to them as a standard of beauty. 395 more words