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The poster for What They Had.

‘What They Had’ Explores Alzheimer’s and Family Drama

George Zhai, Contributing Writer Oct 24, 2018

One moment, Ruth (Blythe Danner) is giving her daughter, Bridget (Hilary Swank) solemn advice on her tenuous marriage. A mere minute later, Ruth is a child, mistaking Bridget for...

A shot from the film ‘Life Itself’

‘Life Itself’ Cannot Overcome Tired Tropes and Subpar Stereotypes

George Zhai, Contributing Writer Sep 26, 2018
Through a series of vignettes spanning generations, continents and languages, writer and director Dan Fogelman presents two painful hours of contrived emotional manipulation.