Monthly Archives: July 2011

Black Swan (2010)

Rated R Black Swan is a thriller set in the world of Ballet, more specific the story of “Swan Lake”.  Two ballerina’s via for the lead of Odette which brings out the competitive and perfection of the world of dance.  Darren Aronofsky  … Continue reading

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No Strings Attached (2011)

Rated R Friends Emma and Adam decide to have a friends with benefits relationship that is until feelings get in the way. Hollywood, this year, has decided that the friends with benefits storyline is the way to go for romantic … Continue reading

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Ringu O (2000)

Rated NR This is the beginning. This is Sadako before she became the woman on the videotape that kills. I really enjoyed this prequel. The story does explain what happened to Sadako and the beginning of the videotape. The performances were top-notch and the storyline balances … Continue reading

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Clint Eastwood Director

 Changeling (2008) Rated R Christine Collins  is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum. John Malkovich co-stars as the … Continue reading

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Anne Hathaway

 Becoming Jane (2007) Rated PG A passionate romance with roguish barrister Tom Lefroy serves as the inspiration for the works of budding novelist Jane Austen in director Julian Jarrold’s prismatic drama set in late 18th century England. After rejecting a proposal from … Continue reading

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Josh Lucas

 A Beautiful Mind (2001) Rated PG-13 John Forbes Nash Jr. was a brilliant economist — when his mind was clear. But life changed forever with the revelation that he was schizophrenic, although his brilliance persisted amidst the anguish his mental … Continue reading

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It’s Always Fair Weather (1955)

Rated NR After World War II war buddies, Ted, Doug, and Angie decide to meet 10 years later. In those ten years their dreams dissolve and a network wants to show their reunion on TV. What was the point of … Continue reading

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Kes (1969)

Rated PG-13 Kes is a story about a boy who was bullied and ousted by everyone around him. He finds an injured Kestrel which the boy nurses back to health. It’s an emotional story of friendship and loyalty. Wow. This story does take … Continue reading

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Source Code (2011)

Rated PG-13 In the Source Code, a soldier is recruited to investigate a terrorist attack with an experimental time looping program. This is an intelligent sci-fi thriller that weaves an amazing human story among the action. Many critics say it’s a cross between Groundhog … Continue reading

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America, America (1963)

Rated NR Young Stavros Topouzoglou is a Greek minority who are opposed in Turkey. His family sends him to Istanbul where he is to make a life for them but Stavros has bigger plans–America. This film is based on director Elia Kazan’s uncle.  The beginning … Continue reading

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