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Mike Nichols (1931-2014)

(1931-2014) Regarding Henry (1991) Rated PG-13 Cold-hearted lawyer Henry has wealth, success and a seemingly perfect life with his wife and daughter. But all that changes when he’s shot in the head during a robbery and must endure a grueling … Continue reading

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Hey, everyone, thanks for continuing to view my movie/TV show review blog. I’m honored that you keep visiting. You probably noticed that I haven’t reviewed much the last few months. I was hoping I could keep writing with things changing … Continue reading

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New Fall Shows on TV 2014

  Madam Secretary (CBS) Tea Leoni plays a former CIA agent whose former boss, now the president of the United States, asks her to take on the role of Secretary of State after an accident claims the life of the … Continue reading

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Robin Williams (1951-2014)

(1951-2014) Aladdin (1992) Rated G When resourceful “street rat” Aladdin falls in love with the sultan’s beautiful, independent daughter, there’s nothing he won’t do to win her heart — including enlisting the help of a scene-stealing genie. Dead Poets Society … Continue reading

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James Garner (1928-2014)

(1928-2014) Move Over, Darling (1963) Rated NR Five years after his wife, Ellen, disappears at sea in a plane crash, successful lawyer Nick Arden decides it’s time to move on: He has Ellen declared legally dead, remarried and sets off … Continue reading

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Grand Piano (2013) Rated R

Moments before a concert pianist performs his comeback performance he receives a message that threatens his life as will as the ones around him. The thought process of this film was interesting. Having film take place mostly on a stage … Continue reading

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Odd Thomas (2013) Rated PG-13

A young man with telepathic abilities tries to stop a tragedy from happening. Based on the book by Dean R Koontz. I have always thought Dean Koontz’s books would work well as a film. This was no exception, although this was one of the … Continue reading

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That Awkward Moment (2014) Rated R

Three bachelors are confronted with the question, “Where is this relationship going?” to what they call That Awkward Moment. Thinking this film was going to be clever with a few sex jokes thrown in for tradition, it is not, it’s … Continue reading

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47 Ronin (2013) Rated PG-13

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death of their master from a shogun. Based on the true story of the 47 Ronin. The filmmakers take the historical story of 47 Ronin and decide to make it a … Continue reading

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An American Christmas Carol (1979) Rated NR

Based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, London is transformed to Concord, New Hampshire during the great depression. Benedict Slade is the modern Mr. Scrooge without the cruelty that Scrooge is. Slade is more of a business man and is willing … Continue reading

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