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Straight A’s (2013) Rated R

A former addict haunted by his mother’s ghost heads home to the family he abandoned. Starring Ryan Phillippe, Anna Paquin, and Luke Wilson. This film fits the saying that it isn’t good to judge a book by its cover. The title … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 19, 2019

 A Star is Born (R) A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Starring  Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott  Robin Hood (PG-13) A war-hardened Crusader and … Continue reading

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American Style (CNN) Rated TV-PG

American Style focuses on the fashion and pop culture that defines America through the years. Starring Eric Avila, Jeffrey Banks, and Todd Boyd. Allegedly, this show follows America through the decades of fashion, but it actually covers the history of American culture … Continue reading

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It’s a Disaster (2012) Rated R

Four couples meet for Sunday brunch in a friend’s home when they discover the end of the world is near. Starring Rachel Boston, Kevin M. Brennan, and David Cross. This film has an interesting premise with the Apocalyptic end of time happening … Continue reading

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Black Monday (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

A group of outsiders takes on the old boys of Wall Street in the 1980s. Starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, and Paul Scheer. This series takes on the story behind the worst stock market crash in history. Here we follow a … Continue reading

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The Wife (2017) Rated R

A wife questions the life she has led when her husband wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer. Starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Max Irons. The film is a character study of a woman … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, February 14, 2019

 Isn’t It Romantic (PG-13) Opens on Friday, February 15 Starring:  Rebel Wilson, Priyanka Chopra, Tom Ellis, Liam Hemsworth, Betty Gilpin A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy.  Fighting with My Family (PG-13) Opens … Continue reading

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A Good Woman (2004) Rated PG

Mrs. Erlynne, while undercover, saves Lady Windemere from making a mistake with Lord Darlington. Based on the play, Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. Starring Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, and Milena Vukotic. This film was more of a letdown, but it is … Continue reading

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The World’s Best (CBS) Rated TV-PG

The World’s Best is a reality show competition where talented acts from all around the world perform in front of three U.S. judges and 50 representatives from different countries. The performers must get 75 votes to go on in the … Continue reading

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Carmen Argenziano (1943-2019)

   The Mentalist (2008–2015) Rated TV-14 A famous “psychic” outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find “Red John”, the madman who killed his wife and daughter. … Continue reading

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