"Wishin' and Hopin'" is a charming film

Here's the question I'm getting: is "Wishin' and Hopin'" really that good? The implication in the question: Yes, thater-goers at the Garde's screenings on Sunday waxed ecstatic over the movie, but were they just swept away by being in the theater with the filmmakers and actors and...

AND SO IT GOES

At times, this movie wants to be a Nancy Meyers rom-com (complete with lovingly filmed real estate). At others, it veers toward Lifetime melodrama (the main character's grown son is a reformed addict! who's going to jail! and has a young daughter who needs care while he's in the slammer!). While...

‘Mockingjay’ stars reflect on growing up together

Sitting down to interview Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, stars of the blockbuster “Hunger Games” franchise, feels a bit like hanging out with three siblings.

'Wishin' & Hopin'" - filmed in and around the Rose City - debuts at the Garde

Just four months after it filmed in and around Norwich, the movie "Wishin' and Hopin'" will enjoy its world premiere on Sunday, with two screenings at the Garde Arts Center in New London. The film, based on author and Norwich native Wally Lamb's comic novella. While Lamb and the filmmakers will be...

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