Stars:Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sam Reid, Emily Watson,  Sarah Gadon, and Penelope Wilton Yes, this is not a book review, but a movie review that is worth sharing.  Since I actually touched on the subject of an aristocratic family, in my book The Price of Deception, making their fortune in slave trading, I found this movie both moving and inspirational on many levels. I took the commuter train to downtown Portland to see Belle at the one theater in which it is playing. It is a shame, because the movie needs to be released in many more theaters across the country. It is, frankly, the best film I have seen in a long time. The story pulls at the heartstrings of the audience and challengesContinue Reading