Friday movie roundup – June 26

No doubt you are already well aware of the presence of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” at your local multiplex, but there’s my review anyway.

Opening today as “counterprogramming” (i.e., for people with ovaries) is “My Sister’s Keeper” (review at, about a girl who was conceived solely as spare parts for her cancer-stricken sister who is tired of donating blood and organs to her. What’s hilarious is that I’m not even exaggerating. That really is what the movie is about.

In limited release: Woody Allen’s latest, “Whatever Works” (review at, featuring Larry David in the Woody Allen role; and “Easy Virtue,” a delightfully droll Noel Coward adaptation starring Colin Firth and Kristin Scott Thomas.

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