Monthly Archives: November 2021

The Voices (2014) Rated R

A guy pursues his office crush with the help of his talking pets. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, and Anna Kendrick. The film tries to toe the line as a black comedy, but it isn’t very funny. Reynolds plays the … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, November 30, 2021

 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (PG-13) Shang-Chi, the master of weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. Starring Simu Liu, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Awkwafina  Malignant (R) Madison … Continue reading

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Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Rated NR

A food writer who passes herself off as the perfect housewife must cover her deception when her boss and a war hero invite themselves over for Christmas. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, and Sydney Greenstreet. This is a wonderful Christmas … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Angels (1966) Rated PG

Two young students at a private school keep the nuns on their toes with their antics. Based on the book Life with Mother Superior by Jane Trahey. Starring Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv, and Hayley Mills. This film is from its … Continue reading

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American Dad! (FOX) Rated TV-14

 The life of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent, is followed as he deals with family and work in a bizarre way. Starring Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, and Scott Grimes.  This show, to me, represents what the leftists think of … Continue reading

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Stephen Sondheim (1930–2021)

Silver Linings Playbook (2012) Rated R After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious … Continue reading

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Twister (1996) Rated PG-13

A couple of top storm chasers are on the brink of divorce, but they take out their invention that would be an advance weather alert system one last time. Starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, and Cary Elwes. I know this … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, November 25, 2021

 Licorice Pizza (R)Opens on Friday, November 26Starring: Bradley Cooper, Maya Rudolph, Skyler Gisondo, Sean Penn The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and going through the treacherous navigation of first love in the San Fernando … Continue reading

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The Rocker (2008) Rated PG-13

In the 80s, a drummer is dropped by his band right before they hit it big. Now, twenty years later, he sees his comeback happen when he is asked to play with his nephew’s band. Starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, … Continue reading

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Vampyr (1932) Rated NR

A drifter who is obsessed with the supernatural finds himself at a hotel where a girl is slowly turning into a vampire. Starring Julian West, Maurice Schutz, and Rena Mandel. This film, I’m sure, would have been wonderful at its … Continue reading

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