Monthly Archives: February 2018

Second Chances (2013) Rated TV-G

 A firefighter breaks his leg and moves into a ground floor apartment with a single mother. Starring Alison Sweeney, Greg Vaughan, Edward Asner. This is one of Hallmark’s better romances with all the trademark elements. Quaint, cute and endearing, it could … Continue reading

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Geostorm (2017) Rated PG-13

When a network of satellites made to control the climate over Earth starts attacking, it’s up to the creator to find the problem. Starring Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish. This has to be the worst film I have seen this … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 27, 2018

 Coco (PG) Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt  Murder on the Orient Express (PG-13) When … Continue reading

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Killing Lincoln (2013) Rated UR

The compelling events surrounding the assassination of President Lincoln. Based on the book by Bill O’Reilly. Starring Tom Hanks, Regen Wilson, Billy Campbell. Killing Lincoln dives deeper into the events around Lincoln’s assassination by taking us into the past of John Wilkes … Continue reading

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Rated PG

 The film follows the life of A.A. Milne as he creates the stories behind Winnie-the-Pooh. Starring Vicki Pepperdine, Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson. I thought this was a wonderful, behind-the-scenes portrayal of Milne’s life as he created the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh. There … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough (2015) Rated NR

David Attenborough revisits the Great Barrier Reef to explore exposed coral as well as diving deep to find coral which has yet to be seen. Starring David Attenborough. This is a gorgeous journey into the depths of one of the … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well (1981) Rated NR

Helena loves Bertram. He is of noble birth, she is not. He is sick; she has a cure and wants to marry him, but does he want to marry her? Starring Celia Johnson, Ian Charleson, Michael Hordern. I’m not a big … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, February 22, 2018

 Half Magic (R) Opens on Friday, February 23 Starring: Heather Graham, Stephanie Beatriz, Angela Kinsey Explores themes of female empowerment through sex, work, and friendship. These women are able to come together through their frustration over male dominance and in fact … Continue reading

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Waco (Paramount) Rated TV-14

 The ATF and FBI standoff with the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas in 1993. Starring  Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Garner. This miniseries covers the standoff of the Branch Davidians against the ATF and the FBI. The miniseries doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Back to 1942 (2012) Rated UR

 A deadly drought in China’s Henan province takes its toll during China’s war with Japan in 1942. Starring Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins. This compelling story of a forgotten chapter in China’s history is understated in its … Continue reading

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