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New This Week in Theaters, August 16, 2018

 Billionaire Boys Club (R) Opens on Friday, August 17 Starring:  Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a ‘get-rich-quick’ scam that turns deadly.  Alpha (PG-13) Opens … Continue reading

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The Snowtown Murders (2011) Rated NR

Based on true events, a sixteen-year-old boy falls into the wrong crowd, where a spree of murder and torture begins. The crowd happens to belong to his mother’s boyfriend. Starring Lucas Pittaway, Bob Adriaens, and Louise Harris. You would think … Continue reading

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Superman (1978) Rated TV-PG

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth and grows up to protect his adoptive world. Starring Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, and Christopher Reeve. This film is a classic. It’s the one that all other Superman flicks are … Continue reading

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Almost Human (FOX) Rated TV-14

In the future, a human and an android cop partner together to protect and serve. Starring Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, and Minka Kelly. The only thing this show has going for it is that the cop has an android as a … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, August 14, 2018

 Avengers: Infinity War (PG-13) The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris … Continue reading

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Low Winter Sun (AMC) Rated NR

Murder, corruption, deception, and revenge ensue when Detroit detective, Frank Agnew kills another cop. Starring Mark Strong, Lennie James, and James Ransone. I was rather disappointed when I watched this season of the show. The writing is lackluster for AMC. With both … Continue reading

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Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

A miniseries highlights the pros and cons of the American Prohibition. Starring Branford Parker. I thought this miniseries did a fine job taking on the different parts of the American Prohibition and explaining the reasons behind it. The series covers the … Continue reading

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Penny Serenade (1941) Rated NR

The ups and downs of life are shown in the marriage of two young people as they begin their life together. Starring Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, and Beulah Bondi. I loved this movie; I thought it was a great excerpt from … Continue reading

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Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters (TruTV) Rated TV-14

An anthology of stories across different genres that satirized social norms and flawed characters. Starring Atkins Estimond, Josephine Lundy, and Cara Mantella. This show’s storytelling looks like it has potential; it could go either way – get better or become worse. … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, August 9, 2018

 The Meg (PG-13) Opens on Friday, August 10 Starring: Ruby Rose, Jason Statham, Rainn Wilson, Jessica McNamee After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a … Continue reading

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