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The Shell Seekers (1989) Rated PG

With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, Penelope must discover the secret to happiness for her future. Based on the book by Rosemunde Pilcher. Starring Angela Lansbury, Irene Worth, Sam Wanamaker I could identify with the characters in … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, July 20, 2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (PG-13) Opens on Friday, July 21 Starring: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian … Continue reading

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The Love Bug (1968) Rated G

A race car driver finds a Volkswagen bug that seems to have a mind of its own. Starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett. This Disney classic is such fun to watch. Jones is wonderful as Jim, the … Continue reading

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Standing Post (2014) Rated NR

When a young Casualty Notification Officer tries to locate the last living family member of a fallen soldier, he is mistaken for the son of the soldier’s dying father. Based on the short story Night Watch by Roy Popkin. Starring … Continue reading

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Christmas TV History: Christmas In July

This is the second year in which I participated in Joanna Wilson’s Christmas In July questionnaire from her blog, Christmas TV History. Wilson offers this questionnaire every year; anyone can participate. This year she focused on Santa Claus and our … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 18, 2017

Beaches (TV-14) The friendship between two women from childhood onwards. Starring Nia Long, Idina Menzel, Antonio Cupo Buster’s Mal Heart (UR) A family man’s chance encounter with a conspiracy-obsessed drifter leaves him on the run from the police and an … Continue reading

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Beverly Lewis’ The Confession (2013) Rated NR

When Katie Lapp gets shunned by her Amish community, she goes in search of her biological mother, who is dying of cancer. When she finds her mother, she must set the record straight, including a little mistaken identity. Based on … Continue reading

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Martin Landau (1928-2017)

North by Northwest (1959) Rated NR A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. http:// Joseph … Continue reading

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The Lightkeepers (2009) Rated PG

A lighthouse keeper in 1912 on Cape Cod, who vows not to have anything to do with women, finds two of them staying in the cottage next door for the summer. Starring Blythe Danner, Richard Dreyfuss, Bruce Dern, Mamie Gummer, … Continue reading

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Primetime Emmy Nominees 2017

Outstanding Drama Series Better Call Saul The Crown The Handmaid’s Tale House of Cards Stranger Things This Is Us Westworld Outstanding Comedy Series Atlanta Black-ish Master of None Silicon Valley Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Veep Outstanding Limited Series Big Little Lies … Continue reading

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