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If There Be Thorns (2015) Rated TV-14

Christopher and Cathy are living together with their new family when their mother moves in next door. Based on the book by V.C. Andrews. This third film in the Flowers in the Attic series continues the incestuous relationship of the … Continue reading

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Game Time: Tackling the Past (2011) Rated NR

A football star comes home to his small town family to face the mistakes he has made in life. This film is a sugary sweet movie with good moral lessons in it. The script has some holes in it, but … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, August 27, 2015

 We Are Your Friends (R) Opens on Friday, August 28 Starring: Zac Efron, Emily Ratajkowski, Wes Bentley Caught between a forbidden romance and the expectations of his friends, aspiring DJ Cole Carter attempts to find the path in life that … Continue reading

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Kevin From Work (ABCFamily) Rated NR

A workplace comedy where a man announces to his crush he has feelings for her just as he takes a new job. Only, his new job falls through and he’s stuck working with his newly informed crush. I actually thought … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: The Wedding Dress (2015) Rated NR

Jennifer Shannon, owner of an antique store and lover of garage sales, is at it again. She finds a wedding dress with blood on it and knows there is a mystery here. I have to say that this wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die (2015) Rated NR

When the Gourmet Detective gets invited to a resort as a guest speaker, he winds up in the midst of another murder. Based on the fifth book in the Gourmet Detective series by Peter King. Yet another enjoyable film in … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, August 25, 2015

 Aloha (PG-13) A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him. Starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) Rated PG

Lucy and Edmund Pevensie, with their cousin Eustace, return to Narnia and embark on an epic journey with Prince Caspian upon The Dawn Treader.  Their quest is to rescue seven lords and save Narnia from the evil on Dark Island. … Continue reading

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Always and Forever (2009) Rated NR

Two high school sweethearts who lost touch after graduation reconnect at their high school reunion. This was not one of Hallmark’s best works.  The story was both cute and predictable-you know the couple will get together- but I couldn’t figure … Continue reading

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Billy’s Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) Rated R

A gay fine arts photographer falls for a straight restaurant waiter. This film is completely lacking in depth or purpose.  It is a simple story of unrequited love, imbued with heavy emphasis on sex and specifically homosexuality.  And yet, there … Continue reading

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