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Stepmom (1998)

Movie review This film by the wonderful director Chris Columbus captures at its best the nature of a mother’s relationship with her teenage daughter. Anna and Ben’s mother, Jackie, has long been divorced from their father, who is about to marry his new sweetheart, Isabel. And while the latter does her best to endear herself …

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Arranged (2007)

Movie Review This movie is an example of friendship that isn’t considered as friendship because of religion and cultural differences. Rachel and Nazira are both teachers at a school in Brooklyn. Both are somewhat introverted, taciturn and at the same time capable, having a vibrant personality. Only one is Muslim and the other is Jewish. …

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