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Two movies you won’t want to miss!

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‘Family’ Films

Two movies you won’t want to miss!

“In The Family”

Now playing

At Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale and AMC Aventura in Miami

In the town of Martin, Tennessee, Chip Hines, a precocious six-year-old, has only known life with his two dads, Cody and Joey. And a good life it is. When Cody dies suddenly in a car accident, Joey and Chip struggle to find their footing again. Just as they begin to, Cody’s will reveals that he named his sister as Chip’s guardian. The years of Joey’s acceptance into the family unravel as Chip is taken away from him. In his now solitary home life, Joey searches for a solution. The law is not on his side, but friends are. Armed with their comfort and inspired by memories of Cody, Joey finds a path to peace with the family and a way to get closer to his son. Cast: Eugene Brell, Sebastian Brodziak, Elaine Bromka, Eisa Davis, Peter Hermann, Susan Kellermann, Kelly McAndrew, Brian Murray, Park Overall, Trevor St. John, Patrick Wang, Zoe Winter. Directed by Patrick Wang. Independent Spirit Award Nominee and on over 25 Best-of-Lists.

“The Perfect Family”

Opens May 11

At AMC Aventura 24 and AMC Sunset Place in Miami, Tropic Cinema in Key West, Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale, Mos’ Art Theatre (Lake Park) in West Palm Beach and Cinematheque in Daytona Beach

In ‘The Perfect Family,’ suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary (Kathleen Turner) has always kept up appearances. When she is nominated for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, an award she has coveted for year’s her final test is introducing her family to the board for the seal of approval. Now she must finally face the nonconformist family she has been glossing over for years. Her gay daughter, Shannon (Emily Deschanel), a successful lawyer, is about to marry her life partner Angela (Angelique Cabral). Her unhappily married son Frank Jr. (Jason Ritter) is cheating on his wife with the local manicurist. And Eileen’s own marriage to a recovered alcoholic is pulling at the seams. This heartfelt dysfunctional family comedy boasts a memorable performance from Academy Award nominee Turner as the conflicted and comical matriarch, alongside a bright ensemble cast including Richard Chamberlain and Michael McGrady. Newcomer director Anne Renton keeps the pacing taut and crafts an honest, modern family tale. Writers Claire V. Riley and Paula Goldberg infuse just the right amount of seriousness and levity into their script, reminding us that family is never truly perfect.

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