Monthly Archives: April 2020

New This Week in Theaters, April 30, 2020

While theaters are closed, due to COVID-19, these films could be at select drive-in theaters and available for digital rental.  Dream Horse (PG)Opens on Friday, May 1stStarring: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Peter Davison, Joanna Page Dream Alliance, an unlikely race … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Rated R

A literature student meets a billionaire who changes her life. Based on the book by E.L. James.  Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Jennifer Ehle. Since the phenomenon of the Fifty Shades of Grey book craze, I’ve tried reading the … Continue reading

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The Call of the Wild (2020) Rated PG

A sled dog struggles for survival in the Yukon. Based on the book by Jack London. Starring Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, and Cara Gee. This film brings Jack London’s thrilling book to life. The only downside to the film is … Continue reading

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The Grinder (FOX) Rated TV-PG

A television lawyer moves back home to his small town, where he believes that his time on TV makes him knowledgeable about running his family’s law practice. Starring Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, and Mary Elizabeth Ellis. The show has a … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, April 28, 2020

 The Rhythm Section (R) A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family. Starring Blake Lively, Richard Brake, Elly Curtis   The Assistant (R) A searing look at a day in the life of an … Continue reading

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The Andy Griffith Show (CBS) Rated TV-G

Widower Sheriff Andy Griffith and his son live with his Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina, where the crime is low enough for him to spend his days with his son. Starring Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, and Frances Bavier. This … Continue reading

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Jingle All the Way (2011) Rated TV-G

A husky pup befriends a boy who comes to the tree farm to get his family’s Christmas tree. Starring Thomas Stroppel, Ryan Bley, and Chad Darrow. This is a cute short about a boy and his friend, a husky pup. … Continue reading

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The Atlanta Child Murders (ID) Rated TV-14

Between 1979 and 1981, 29 African American children went missing and were found dead in Atlanta. Starring Dion Graham, Echefulam Madubuike, and Campbell Cox. This miniseries is well done. We have interviews with family members, police officers, and the press. … Continue reading

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The First (2018) TV-MA

The first manned spaceship is going to Mars. Starring Sean Penn, Natascha McElhone, and LisaGay Hamilton.  The first half of the initial episode has promise. We watch the first manned spaceship launch on its history-making journey. However, by the end … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, April 23, 2020

Due to COVID-19, there are no new films released at this time. 

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