Monthly Archives: May 2015

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

  Albert Nobbs (2011) Rated R Having for decades disguised herself as a man while working as a butler in a posh 19th-century Dublin hotel, a woman calling herself Albert Nobbs reconsiders her charade when a handsome painter arrives on … Continue reading

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Seven Alone (1974) Rated G

A frontier family heads West to start a new life.  On the way, both the mother and the father die, leaving their seven children to travel on alone. Based on the true story of the Sager Children. Starring Dewey Martin, … Continue reading

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Young Pioneers (1976) Rated NR

Teenage newlyweds David and Molly Beaton move to the Dakotas in the 1870s. Based on Rose Wilder Lane’s novel by the same name. Starring Roger Kern, Linda Purl, Robert Hays I loved this movie. Lane is the daughter of Laura Ingalls … Continue reading

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The Outsiders (1983) Rated PG-13

Tensions rise between two rival gangs when one gang’s member kills another member from the opposing gang. Based on  the adaptation of the book by the same name, written  by S. E. Hinton. Starring C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph … Continue reading

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Burlesque (2010) Rated PG-13

A small town girl moves to Los Angeles and gets a job in a burlesque dance club. Starring Cher, Christina Aguilera, Eric Dane, Julianne Hough, Alan Cumming, Peter Gallagher, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Dianna Agron I struggled with whether I … Continue reading

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Fairfield Road (2010) Rated PG

Noah McManus gets his dream job in Washington D.C. only to lose it- and his fiancée- after the first day. To make matters worse, he finds himself stuck in a quaint Cape Cod town. Starring Jesse Metcalfe, Natalie Lisinska, Derek … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films 2015

 Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rated R Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag … Continue reading

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The Last Five Years (2014) Rated PG-13

A struggling actress and her novelist husband analyze the deconstruction of their marriage. Based on Jason Robert Brown’s musical by the same name. Starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz Let me begin by saying that this is a musical film, … Continue reading

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Pioneer Woman (1973) Rated PG

After the death of her husband, a homesteading wife must decide whether to stay and fight for her farm or take her children back East. Starring Joanna Pettet, William Shatner, David Janssen, Helen Hunt This film is a realistic representation … Continue reading

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Love is Strange (2014) Rated R

Ben and George get married after being together for 39 years. Upon hearing the news, George’s employer terminates him from his Catholic teaching post.  George and Ben are then forced to live separately with other family members. Starring Alfred Molina, … Continue reading

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