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Maybe Baby (2000) Rated R

A comedy about a married couple trying to conceive a child. Based on the novel Inconceivable by Ben Elton. Starring Joely Richardson, Matthew Macfadyen, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Dawn French. This British romp about trying to conceive a … Continue reading

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War and Peace (2016) Rated NR

The Russian conflict with Napoleon is heating up, and six families’ lives are changed forever. Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Starring Paul Dano, James Norton, Lily James, Aneurin Barnard, Jessie Buckley, Olivia Ross. This updated version of Tolstoy’s … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, February 4, 2016

 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (PG-13) Opens on Friday, February 5 Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a … Continue reading

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Catfish (2010) Rated PG-13

Young filmmakers document their friend’s online relationship. Starring Yaniv Schulman, Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost. This film takes you on quite a ride.  Even though the filmmakers insist that everything is real, the movie makes you question whether the scenario they … Continue reading

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Window Wonderland (2013) Rated TV-G

Two co-workers vie for their dream job as window dressers. Starring Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell, Naomi Judd, Cameron Mathison. I loved this film. Leigh and Campbell have such wonderful chemistry together. Of course, I have a soft spot for Campbell … Continue reading

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Kids’ Choice Awards Nominees 2016

Favorite Movie Ant-Man Avengers: Age of Ultron Cinderella Daddy’s Home Jurassic World Pitch Perfect 2 Star Wars: The Force Awakens The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2 Favorite Talent Competition America’s Got Talent The Voice Dancing With the Stars Dance Moms American … Continue reading

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The X-Files (Fox) Rated TV-14

A pair of FBI agents investigates the unexplained. Starring David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi. I confess, I never did watch the original show, so I can’t compare between the two.  I have had it on my viewing bucket list, … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 2, 2016

 Batman: Bad Blood (PG-13) Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman’s disappearance. Starring Jason O’Mara, Yvonne Strahovski, Stuart Allan  Big Stone Gap … Continue reading

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We Bought A Zoo (2011) Rated PG

A family struggling after the loss of their wife and mother moves to Southern California to buy a zoo. Based on the memoir by Benjamin Mee. Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Elle Fanning. This great, feel-good film … Continue reading

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The Shannara Chronicles (MTV) Rated NR

Based on the novels by Terry Brooks. A series chronicling the history of adventure, war, and evil between four lands. Starring Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Aaron Jakubenko, Emilia Burns, John Rhys-Davies. I was surprised to see … Continue reading

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