Monthly Archives: December 2016

Middle Men (2009) Rated R

Jack Harris is a pioneer in Internet commerce who struggles with his morals, con men, mobsters, drug addicts, and porn stars. Based on the true story by Christopher Mallick. Starring Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, James Caan, Jacinda Barrett, … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Shores (Hallmark) Rated TV-PG

Abby O’Brien Winters returns to Chesapeake Shores, her childhood home, when her sister calls for help with her inn. She once again faces her fractured family and the man she left behind. Based on the book series by Sherryl Woods. … Continue reading

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Barbara Tarbuck (1942-2016)

 Six Feet Under (2001–2005) Rated TV-MA A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.  Dexter (2006–2013) Rated TV-MA Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, December 29, 2016

 Gold (R) Opened on Sunday, December 25 Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard An unlikely pair venture to the Indonesian jungle in search of gold.  Toni Erdmann (R) Opened on Sunday, December 25 Starring: Peter Simonischek, Sandra Huller, … Continue reading

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Films I’m Looking Forward to Seeing in 2017

 Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies (2017) Rated NR The untold story of the movie mogul who green lit Star Wars. And Blade Runner. And Alien. And Police Academy. And… A film about Alan Ladd Jr., producer and former 20th … Continue reading

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Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016)

 Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Rated NR A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.  The Golden Girls (1985–1992) Rated TV-PG Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Films 2016

 Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) Rated R A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.    Forrest Gump (1994) Rated PG-13 Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, … Continue reading

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Carrie Fisher (1956-2016)

 Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Rated PG After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are … Continue reading

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3 Sailors and a Girl (1953) Rated NR

Three Navy men happen to run into a producer who encourages them to invest in his new show. Once they meet the woman starring in it, they are sold. Based on the play, The Butter and Egg Man by George S. … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, December 27, 2016

 American Honey  (R) A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of … Continue reading

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