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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Beginners by Mike Mills, 2011 (R)

with Ewan McGregor (Amelia, Haywire, The Men Who Stare At Goats, I Love You Phillip Morris, The Ghost Writer, Salmon Fishing In Yemen, Perfect Sense), Christopher Plummer (Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), Mélanie Laurent (Now You See Me, Paris), Goran Visnjic (Ice Age, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), Kai Lennox, Mary Page Keller, Keegan Boos, China Shavers, Melissa Tang, Amanda Payton

Oliver, a graphic artist, is coming to grips with the imminent death of his father, who, at 75, has one last secret: He's gay. Inspired and confused by his father's determination to find true love at last, Oliver tentatively pursues his own romance.

Refreshing movie. Yes, Christopher Plummer is amazing (Best Actor in a Supporting Role). The relationship between the two wanderers played by McGregor and Laurent can be at times exasperating, but overall, cute. The homosexuality/desire to be himself of the father is what makes the movie go round, and when the characters try to get a glimpse of his sudden wisdom, then they evolve, and make the movie a better one.

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