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A Madea Christmas (2013) Rated PG-13

Madea travels to a rural town to help a friend pay her daughter a visit. Starring Tyler Perry, Anna Maria Horsford, and Tika Sumpter. I’m not a huge Madea fan, but I do enjoy Tyler Perry. This film takes Madea … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, April 24, 2018

 The Maze Runner: The Death Cure (PG-13) Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as “The Flare”.  Starring Dylan O’Brien, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodelario  Den of Thieves (R) A gritty crime … Continue reading

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The Last O.G. (TBS) Rated TV-MA

An ex-con is released from prison after 15 years to find how much the world has changed. Starring Tracy Morgan, Tiffany Haddish, and Allen Maldonado. This show isn’t that funny; we see a man serving prison time because he wouldn’t snitch. … Continue reading

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Back in the Game (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A recently divorced mother moves back in with her father, a former baseball player, to help raise her son. Starring James Caan, Maggie Lawson, and Benjamin Koldyke. This is one of those shows that has nothing much going for it. It’s … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water (2017) Rated R

At a research facility in the 1960s, a janitor befriends an amphibious creature. Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, and Richard Jenkins. This is the story of a lonely woman who falls in love with an amphibious creature. The film has full frontal … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther (2013) Rated NR

Esther becomes the new queen to  King Xerxes of Persia. Starring  Jen Lilley, Linda Bisesti, and John Clement. I wish I could recommend this film but I can not. The film uses the Biblical story of Esther as a base, … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, April 19, 2018

 Super Troopers 2 (R) Opens on Friday, April 20 Starring: Lynda Carter, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Rob Lowe, Brian Cox When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the … Continue reading

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Splitting Up Together (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A couple’s relationship reignites after their divorce. Starring Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, and Olivia Keville. First off, I’m loving Jenna Fischer and Oliver Hudson. They are cute together or apart. Although the show is cute and the premise is interesting, I … Continue reading

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Trophy Wife (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A reformed party girl marries into an insta-family with three children and two ex-wives. Starring Malin Akerman, Bradley Whitford, and Michaela Watkins. This is a series about a modern family, with a husband that married a much younger woman. Although it does … Continue reading

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Pope: The Most Powerful Man (CNN) Rated NR

CNN goes into the Vatican to show the power behind the Pope and the history of the office. Starring Liam Neeson, Alexandru Aldea, and Mark P Galbraith. This docuseries tells the history of the papacy starting with Peter and continuing with the … Continue reading

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