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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (2015) Rated NR

A miniseries that chronicles the life of Marilyn Monroe as she juggled her private secrets with her public image. Based on the book,  The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli. I was really looking forward to this miniseries. I … Continue reading

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Top Five (2014) Rated R

A comedian trying to make it as a serious actor is thwarted by his reality star fiancée who wants their wedding televised. I like Chris Rock; I’ve always thought he had a good head on his shoulders. I wasn’t overly … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015) Rated NR

Jennifer continues to use her intuitive skills to investigate a friend’s death in a home that has a “cursed” room. This third installment in the series from Hallmark is based on Suzi Weinert’s novel Garage Sale Stalker. As with the previous Garage … Continue reading

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New in Theaters This Week, July 30, 2015

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Rated PG-13 Opens on Friday, July 31 Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre (1970) Rated NR

An orphan, Jane Eyre is sent to the Lowood School. Upon graduation, she accepts a position as governess for the petulant daughter of the imposing Edward Rochester.  Despite many obstacles, love grows between them. Based on the book by Charlotte … Continue reading

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Seducers aka Death Game (1977) Rated R

A business man, whose family is away for the weekend, picks up two girls. They seduce him and then the game of death begins. The movie claims to be based on a true story. This movie calls itself says that … Continue reading

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Katherine (1975) Rated NR

A look at the 1960s and 1970s through the eyes of a debutante who fights for the ideals she believes in, which slowly sends her spiraling into the world of terrorism.  Based on the life of Diana Oughton. This film … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 28, 2015

 Home (PG) Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. Starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez.  The … Continue reading

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Boom! (Fox) Rated NR

Boom! is a game show adapted from an Israeli series. It’s a quiz show where three contestants answer questions to defuse a bomb.  When they answer incorrectly, Boom!,  the bomb goes off. The concept is both interesting and slightly disturbing, … Continue reading

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Geeks Who Drink (SyFy) Rated NR

Based off a trivia game played in bars across the country. Hosted by Zachary Levi. The game show is perfectly paced; there is not much lag time between rounds or questions. There are two teams of three people, each with … Continue reading

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