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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Rated PG-13

A shy freshman is taken under the wings of a couple of seniors. Based on the book by Stephen Chbosky.  Starring Logan Lerman, Dylan McDermott, Kate Walsh, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd, Emma Watson, Mae Whitman, Joan Cusack. Wow, this movie … Continue reading

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Sully (2016) Rated PG-13

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot who successful landed a plane in the Hudson River. Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Valerie Mahaffey, Laura Linney. I believe we are all familiar with the story of the miracle on the Hudson, … Continue reading

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Side by Side (2012) Rated NR

This documentary explores the history and process of both digital and photochemical filmmaking. Starring Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Danny Boyle, James Cameron, Lena Dunham, David Fincher, Greta Gerwig, Barry Levinson, Richard Linklater, George Lucas, David Lynch, John Malkovich, … Continue reading

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Divided (GSN) Rated NR

A game show that requires a group of strangers to agree on the correct answer to questions in order to win money. Based on the British game show of the same name. Starring Mike Richards. The game show brings together highly … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, February 16, 2017

 A Cure for Wellness (R) Opens on Friday, February 17 Starring: Jason Isaacs, Dane DeHaan, Celia Imrie An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in … Continue reading

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Bully (2011) Rated PG-13

A documentary on bullying in America. Starring Ja’Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson. The Bully Project documents the pervasive bullying that happens in schools. I believe every child has witnessed, experienced or partaken in bullying, but this documentary focuses solely … Continue reading

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Victoria (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The life of Queen Victoria from her ascension to the throne and  her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Starring Jenna Coleman, Daniela Holtz, Adrian Schiller, Catherine Flemming, Margaret Clunie, Tommy Knight, Anna Wilson-Jones, Eve Myles, Nell Hudson, Ferdinand Kingsley The … Continue reading

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Top Valentine Films 2017

 Paperman (2012) Rated G After meeting the gal of his dreams on a commuter train, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after spying her again in a skyscraper window.  Seven Brides for Seven … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 14, 2017

 Arrival (PG-13) When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker  Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (R) 19-year-old Billy … Continue reading

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David and Bathsheba (1951) Rated NR

King David enters into an affair with Bathsheba after watching her bathe from the rooftop. Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Jayne Meadows. This film tells the story of King David from 2 Samuel. We start with David already … Continue reading

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