Monthly Archives: April 2019

The Strain (FX) Rated TV-MA

The CDC (Center for Disease Control) investigates a mysterious outbreak against humanity. Based on the novel trilogy of the same name by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. Starring Corey Stoll, David Bradley, and Kevin Durand. Having not read the books, … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, April 30, 2019

 Miss Bala (PG-13) Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. Based on the Spanish-language film. Starring Gina … Continue reading

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Dolores (2017) Rated NR

A documentary that focuses on Dolores Huerta, who was a wife and mother that helped start the farmer’s union in the 1950s. Starring Dolores Huerta, Martin Luther King, and Luis Valdez. Dolores, along with Cesar Chavez, is a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Jersey Boys (2014) Rated R

The story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who join to form the group, The Four Seasons. Starring Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, and Steve Schirripa. I saw the Broadway show of this film a year … Continue reading

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Tre Maison Dasan (2018) Rated NR

A documentary follows three children whose parents are serving prison sentences. Starring Tre Janson, Dasan Lopes, and Maison Teixeira. The film focuses on three boys as they struggle with absent parents. It gives us a look at the boys’ lives … Continue reading

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Reckless (CBS) Rated TV-14

In Charleston, SC, the summers are hot, and where sex and crime walk together, a litigator and City Attorney fight their attraction to each other while battling over a police sex scandal. Starring Kim Wayans, Michael Gladis, and Gregory Harrison. … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, April 25, 2019

 Body at Brighton Rock (R) Opens on Friday, April 26 Starring: Karina Fontes, Casey Adams, Emily Althaus A park ranger spends the night guarding a potential crime scene on a remote mountain trail.  Avengers: Endgame (PG-13) Opens on Friday, April … Continue reading

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Bumblebee (2018) Rated PG-13

On the run in 1987 from the war between Autobots and Decepticons, Bumblebee heads to Earth to find sanctuary for all Autobots. Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., and John Cena. This film is a typical Transformers film. It’s got … Continue reading

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Snake & Mongoose (2013) Rated PG-13

The untold story drag racers, Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, who helped change the face of drag racing. Starring Jesse Williams, Richard Blake, Ashley Hinshaw. This film has a documentary feel to it as it tells … Continue reading

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Big Texas Fix (DIY) Rated TV-G

Ashley and Michael Cordray own a real estate and renovation company that specializes in restoring homes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They’re working with homes near the brink of destruction in their hometown of Galveston Island, TX, … Continue reading

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