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I was thinking I'd have a book review or even news on my own book to share right now but no. Instead here's reviews of two pretty different movies.

1. Havoc- This movie starred Anne Hathaway as a upper middle class socialite who's understandbly bored with the superficiality of her life and wants to experience something "real" like Hispanic gang culture. The movie was neither as good or as bad as that description suggests. Laura San Giacomo appeared very briefly in one scene and actually had no lines except to offer soup. She was either a friend of the production staff or needed quick cash. Not sure which. Shiri Appleby plays one of her friends and at one point says that hanging out with the gang was more fun than giving guys blow jobs at the local deli. After just re-watching Roswell, I really have a hard time picturing Liz Parker giving a line like that. My companions hated all the sex and violence but I give the film 3 out of 5 stars.

2. The second movie was Sunshine Cleaning starring Amy Adams and Hathaway's Devil Wears Prada co-star Emily Blunt as sisters. Neither sister has a perfect life but they start a crime scene and trauma clean-up service. This was enjoyed by all I case you were wondering. Playing a character much like his character in Little Miss Sunshine, Alan Arkin plays their father and 24's Mary Lynn Rajskub appears in a role I find much more convincing than Chloe. Definitely see this movie!

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