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Hold onto your old Bol­ly­wood posters and movie stubs — me­mora­bilia is in vogue and worth big money

I’ll See You in My Dreams ( 2015) ( PG- 13) You’re never too old to live life to the fullest. That’s the over­ar­ch­ing mes­sage of this heart­felt, vi­brant and funny film on the life of a widow and for­mer songstress Carol Peter­son ( Dan­ner). Sup­ported by her three clos­est friends Ge­orgina ( Squibb), Sally ( Perl­man) and Rona ( Place), Carol de­cides to em­brace life anew and ex­plore her re­la­tion­ships, start­ing by re­con­nect­ing with her daugh­ter. She dis­cov­ers a new friend­ship with her pool main­te­nance man, and finds she can love again when she meets Bill, played by the de­light­ful Sam El­liott. A touch­ing re­minder that age truly is no bar­rier. Du­ra­tion: 92 min­utes Genre: Com­edy/ Drama What’s good: A touch­ing story and good char­ac­ters What’s bad: Not much of a plot Cast: Blythe Dan­ner, June Squibb, Rhea Perl­man, Mary Kay Place Rat­ing: Black Mass ( 2015) ( R) Based on the true story of Ir­ish mob god­fa­ther James “Whitey” Bul­ger ( Depp), this The Depart­ed­style Bos­to­nian crime biopic tells the tale of how the mob­ster went from an FBI in­for­mant to be­ing on the FBI’S Ten Most Wanted List and get­ting la­belled one of the most no­to­ri­ous crim­i­nals in US his­tory. The movie ex­plores Whitey’s se­cret trad­ing deals with his brother, Wil­liam “Billy” Bul­ger ( Cum­ber­batch), a state sen­a­tor and a noted pub­lic fig­ure, FBI agent John Con­nolly ( Edger­ton) and the FBI’S plan to take down the Ital­ian mob in Bos­ton. Du­ra­tion: 123 min­utes Genre: Bi­og­ra­phy/ Crime/ Drama What’s good: Johnny Depp like you’ve never seen be­fore What’s bad: Te­dious and drawn out more than it needed to be Cast: Johnny Depp, Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch, Joel Edger­ton Rat­ing:

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