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Movie Review: Happy Thank You More Please

The title of “Happythankyoumoreplease” is quite apropos — you will leave the theater grateful and wanting more of its offbeat charm. If you are already groaning at the prospect of yet another contrived indie rom-com à la “500 Days Of Summer” or the movie version of “Friends” or the millennials’ answer to “Singles,” you will find yourself pleasantly surprised.

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‘The Adjustment Bureau’ successfully blends romance, sci-fi

Can one outrun one’s fate? “The Adjustment Bureau” answers that question quite literally. Based on the short story “The Adjustment Team,” by sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick, the film is a sci-fi-tinged romance not unlike “Gattaca” or “Code 46” in its ethos, and despite its fairly grave subject matter, it is incredibly entertaining and captivating in its human angle.

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Hornby films about a girl

“An Education” is a coming-of-age story set in 1960s London. The screenplay, written by Nick Hornby of “High Fidelity” and “About A Boy” fame, features his trademark clever dialogue and unconventional characters, aiming to inject levity into what could otherwise be the age-old school versus fun movie dilemma.

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'October Road' story line lays out predictable path

The coming-back-home-after-a-ridiculously-long-absence has been fertile subject matter for many a sitcom and movie. "October Road" plumbs that paradigm with mixed results - for one, from a plausibility perspective, it's a bit difficult to believe how someone could just "disappear" for 10 years and never call home once while he is off pursuing a writing career built on, naturally, a best-selling novel portraying all his hometown friends in a less-than-flattering fashion.

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