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51 Birch Street Review


Excellent
The intriguing documentary 51 Birch Street asks two questions: how well do you really know your parents as people, and if you could know them better, would you really want to?

Meet the Blocks, very much your average American family of the second half of the 20th century. Dad Mike returned from World War II, married his sweetheart Mina, and together they built a split-level tract house in a new suburb outside New York and had three children in four years. Dad worked long hours at the office, and Mom stayed home to raise the kids. What could be more conventional?

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Godass Review


OK
Nika Feldman is engaging, but the rest of Godass is fairly limp in this teen angsty flick that pales in comparison to contemporaries like Ghost World. Nika's character has love only for her punk music 'zine and is alienated from everyone except a few deadbeat friends -- and, tacked on as a strange subplot, there's a story about her homosexual father. As well, never mind the cover art of Feldman with a gun; in that scene, she puts the weapon right back down. Silly.
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