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Nicole Holofcener

Every Secret Thing (2014)

Every Secret Thing has two young girls stealing a baby. The baby dies. This isn't a spoiler. These events occur just before, and during, the opening credits. I'm telling you this right now because it may be the sort of movie that you need…

Enough Said (2013)

There are only a handful of actors, who can achieve brilliance for their portrayal of a television character.  Before Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, there was James Gandolfini, whose performance as Tony Soprano in The Sopranos brought him…

Enough Said (2013)

Enough Said is the cinema equivalent of a giant hug. Featuring the late James Gandolfini in one of his last roles, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the ever brilliant Toni Collette, it tells the story of Eva (Louis-Dreyfus) and Albert (Gandolfini).…

Please Give (2010)

When does caring too much become a problem? This question plagues the lives of Rebecca (Rebecca Hall) and Cathy (Catherine Keener), two women who have in common the 91-year-old Andra (Ann Morgan Guilbert). Andra is Rebecca’s grandmother and…

Spotlight on Nicole Holofcener

CREATING A FEMININE TOUCH... With fourth film Please Give recently released it seems like former Sex and the City and Six Feet under director Nicole Holofcener is breaking new ground and in doing so is becoming a new and mature voice for…