Monthly Archives: June 2016

New This Week in Theaters, June 30, 2016

 The Legend of Tarzan (PG-13) Opens on Friday, July 1 Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a … Continue reading

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New Shows This Fall on TV 2016

Here’s a list of new shows coming this fall.  Conviction (ABC) A brilliant young attorney, who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA’s new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate … Continue reading

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Underground (WGN) Rated TV-MA

Underground follows a group of slaves as they take a 600-mile trek from Georgia to the North. Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Reed Diamond, Amirah Vann. I was surprised by how good this … Continue reading

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Playing It Cool (2015) R

An anti-love screenwriter is asked to write a romantic comedy.  With a serious case of writer’s block, he meets Her (who has a boyfriend), and all kinds of cathartic chaos ensues. Starring Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Topher Grace, Aubrey Plaza, … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, June 28, 2016

 Back in the Day (UR) A young boxer is taken under the wing of a mob boss after his Mother dies and his Father is run out of town for being an abusive alcoholic. Starring Alec Baldwin, Shannen Doherty, Michael … Continue reading

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Christmas Do-Over (2006) Rated PG

Kevin wants to be included with his son and ex-wife for Christmas; then his son wishes for Christmas to be everyday, and Kevin gets stuck reliving Christmas day after day. Starring Jay Mohr, Daphne Zuniga, David Millbern. To be honest, … Continue reading

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The Presidio (1988) Rated R

A civil detective must work with a Colonel from his past solve a murder. Starring Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden. Although dated, this film is entertaining.  I found some of it comical, which is more due to … Continue reading

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Christmas Angel (2012) Rated NR

Christmas wishes are granted in front of an abandoned house, which leads a girl to discover a woman living there. Starring Della Reese, Teri Polo, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kevin Sorbo, Izabela Vidovic. What a treat this film is!  Clean, uplifting, and … Continue reading

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The Rules of Attraction (2002) Rated R

A group of students at Camden College learn the rules of attraction. Starring James Van Der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon, Jessica Biel, Kip Pardue, Kate Bosworth, Ian Somerhalder, Joel Michaely, Jay Baruchel, Faye Dunaway, Swoosie Kurtz, Eric Stoltz, Fred Savage, Eric … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, June 23, 2016

 Independence Day Resurgence (PG-13) Opens on Friday, June 24 Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind’s new space defenses be enough? … Continue reading

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