Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Shannara Chronicles (MTV) Rated TV-14

Based on the novels by Terry Brooks. A series chronicling the history of adventure, war, and evil between four lands. Starring Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Aaron Jakubenko, Emilia Burns, John Rhys-Davies. I was surprised to see … Continue reading

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Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners 2016

  Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Spotlight Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Brie Larson for Room … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve (2011) Rated PG-13

The lives of multiple couples and singles intermingle throughout the night of New Year’s Eve. Starring  Michelle Pfeiffer, Zac Efron, Robert De Niro, Halle Berry, Cary Elwes, Alyssa Milano, Common, Jessica Biel, Seth Meyers, Sarah Paulson, Katherine Heigl, Jon Bon Jovi, Sofía … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas (2015) Rated UR

A woman falls for the ghost that haunts the inn she is trying to sell. Starring Thomas Beaudoin, Kati Salowsky, Steven A. Miller, Jen Lilley. This film was surprising in that it stayed with me long after I finished watching … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theater, January 28, 2016

 Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) Opens on Friday, January 29 Starring: Jack Black , Angelina Jolie , Dustin Hoffman Continuing his “legendary adventures of awesomeness”, Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a … Continue reading

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Safe House (2012) Rated R

A CIA agent in charge of a safe house gets a notorious fugitive when the safe house is attacked. Now, both the agent and fugitive are on the run. Starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, … Continue reading

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The Last Cowboy (2003) Rated UR

 After leaving home eight years ago, Jake Cooper returns for her grandfather’s funeral and locks heads with her father. Starring Jennie Garth, Lance Henriksen, M.C. Gainey, Bradley Cooper, Dylan Wagner, Muse Watson The actors give a strong performance in this … Continue reading

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Abe Vigoda (1921-2016)

(1921-2016)  Dark Shadows (1966–1971) Rated NR The rich Collins family of Collinsport, Maine is tormented by strange occurrences.  Wings (1990–1997) Rated NR Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett and friend Helen attempt to run an airline on the New England island … Continue reading

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Albert Nobbs (2011) Rated R

Albert Nobbs is actually a woman in late 19th century Ireland, where it is discouraged for women to live independently. She looks for a way to escape the lie she lives. Based on the novella by George Moore. Starring Glenn … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, January 26, 2016

 Burnt (R) Adam Jones  is a chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars. Starring Bradley … Continue reading

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