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Cinemaniac is a blog updated every week that reviews Netflix movies and movies in the theatre.

Cinemaniac: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" tells the emotional story of an unlikely friendship

The Newtonite May 12, 2014

by Jessica Tharaud 4.5 out of 5 stars As someone who very rarely cries in movies,  it surprised me how emotional I became at the end of “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.” Truth be told, the entire...

Cinemaniac is a blog updated every week that reviews Netflix movies and movies in the theatre.

Cinemaniac: "Safety Not Guaranteed" matches original story with complex characters

The Newtonite April 12, 2014

by Jessica Tharaud 4 out of 5 stars "Safety Not Guaranteed,” an exciting and heartfelt film, takes its title from a newspaper advertisement written by a man looking for a companion to travel back in...

Cinemaniac is a blog updated every week that reviews Netflix movies and movies in the theatre.

Cinemaniac: "20 Feet from Stardom" brings backup singers into the spotlight

The Newtonite April 4, 2014

by Jessica Tharaud 4 out of 5 stars Winner of Best Documentary at this year’s Academy Awards, “20 Feet from Stardom” brings backup singers into the spotlight for the first time, including interviews...

Cinemaniac is a blog updated every week that reviews Netflix movies and movies in the theatre.

Cinemaniac: "Young Adult" studies a flawed character

The Newtonite March 28, 2014

by Jessica Tharaud 4 out of 5 stars As “Young Adult” begins, it’s immediately clear that it will not be typical movie with likeable characters and happy endings. But the break from the norm creates...

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