Monthly Archives: September 2011

North by Northwest (1959)

Rated NR An advertising executive who looks like someone else and is forced to go on the run. A classic Alfred Hitchcock film. One of the best. Cary Grant stays cool in his debonair way as he’s accused to be someone he … Continue reading

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Soul Surfer (2011)

Rated PG The real life story of Bethany Hamilton, a teen surfer, who recovers from a shark attack and losing her arm. This isn’t as cheesy as other “Christian films” but it did have some issues with writing and acting at … Continue reading

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Mildred Pierce (1945)

Rated NR Police investigate restaurateur Mildred Pierce upon her second husband’s death. Will Mildred’s love for her daughter cause her to tell the truth or cover up what really happened? I loved this movie. It’s shows how much a mother … Continue reading

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A Gifted Man (CBS)

Rated NR A top rated surgeon meets up with his ex-wife he hasn’t seen in 10 years. The next day he finds out she passed away two weeks ago.  She continues to visit him with unfinished business. I was pleasantly surprised by … Continue reading

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In Name Only (1939)

Rated NR In Name Only, Alec Walker is a wealthy New Yorker who meets a young widow and a relationship starts. What he doesn’t tell her is that he is in a loveless marriage and his wife has convinced his … Continue reading

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Heathers (1988)

Rated R A girl who tries to be apart of the in-crowd of Heathers at her high school meets a young rebel who shows her how to work the social politics. Starring Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, Kim … Continue reading

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Gunga Din (1939)

Rated NR Three British soldiers in India are doing fine until one of them decides they want to get married. The two decide to trick the third into a last mission to stop the Thuggee cult. Starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, … Continue reading

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2 Broke Girls (CBS)

Rated TV-14 Two girls, one ex-socialite and the other has street smarts, become co-workers and roommates. Starring Garrett Morris, Jonathan Kite, Beth Behrs, Matthew Moy I loved this show. It was hilarious. There wasn’t anything that needed fixing. Kat Dennings and Beth … Continue reading

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Up All Night (NBC)

Rated TV-14 Up All Night shows the irreverent side of new parenthood with a modern twist. A working mom with an overly egotistical boss and a  stay at home dad learn the ropes to care for their daughter. Starring Christina Applegate, … Continue reading

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The Secret Circle (CW)

Rated NR Based on the young adult series by L. J. Smith, the same writer as The Vampire Diaries. The show focuses on Cassie Blake, a teenager who learns she comes from a long line of witches. Starring Britt Robertson, … Continue reading

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