Monthly Archives: May 2014

That Awkward Moment (2014) Rated R

Three bachelors are confronted with the question, “Where is this relationship going?” to what they call That Awkward Moment. Starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Imogen Poots Thinking this film was going to be clever with a few … Continue reading

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47 Ronin (2013) Rated PG-13

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death of their master from a shogun. Based on the true story of the 47 Ronin. Starring Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki The filmmakers take the historical story of 47 … Continue reading

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An American Christmas Carol (1979) Rated NR

Based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, London is transformed to Concord, New Hampshire during the great depression. Starring Henry Winkler, David Wayne, Chris Wiggins Benedict Slade is the modern Mr. Scrooge without the cruelty that Scrooge is. Slade is more … Continue reading

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American Movie (1999) Rated R

A documentary on a filmmaker’s journey to complete his low-budget film. Starring Mark Borchardt, Tom Schimmels,  Monica Borchardt I watched this film because so many people said it was great film on showing the hardship of getting a movie made. … Continue reading

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August: Osage County (2013) Rated R

A dysfunctional family comes together when the patriarch disappears. Based on the play by Terry Letts. Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch August: … Continue reading

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Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Rated R

A pregnant woman fears that her baby may be chosen for an occult ritual. Based on the novel Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin. Starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon Although, I get what all the fuss is about surrounding this film … Continue reading

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The Story of David (1976) Rated PG

The life of King David from the Bible. Starring Timothy Bottoms, Anthony Quayle, Norman Rodway, Oded Teomi, Jane Seymour This, I must say is the most historically accurate Biblically based film I’ve ever seen. The costumes to the setting. Everything … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Romance (2014) Rated NR

A workaholic wife and mother learns a lesson about love from her family. Starring Kristy Swanson, Scott Grimes, Tessie Santiago This is a cute film about a mother who learns what life is all about when her husband leaves her … Continue reading

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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Rated R

Inside Llewyn Davis takes us to 1961 where we get to follow one week in the life of Llewyn Davis, a folk singer. Starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Max Casella, Adam Driver, John Goodman I’m not surprised that … Continue reading

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Philomena (2013) Rated PG-13

A woman forced to give up her son for adoption goes looking for him decades later. Based on the book, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith. Starring Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham I … Continue reading

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