Category Archives: 2010-2019

Sing (2016) Rated PG

In a city of humanoid animals, a theater owner puts on a singing competition in order to save the theater. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, and Seth MacFarlane. This film is a fun animation where the characters are engaging and … Continue reading

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Nightcrawler (2014) Rated R

A con man is desperate for work and stumbles into crime journalism where observer and participant blur together. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Papajohn, and Marco Rodríguez.  This film has the potential to be great. It pulls you into the story … Continue reading

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Shots Fired (FOX) Rated TV-14

Shots Fired examines a racially charged shooting in a small town. Starring Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, and Stephen Moyer. This show is supposedly ripped from the headlines – I guess to make us think about the other side of these … Continue reading

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No Sleep ‘Til Christmas (2018) Rated TV-14

A bartender and a businesswoman can’t sleep, but they realize that when they are together they can. Starring Odette Annable, Dave Annable, and Charles Michael Davis. This is one of the cute Christmas films that Freeform, previously ABCFamily, puts out … Continue reading

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Nocturnal Animals (2016) Rated R

A woman is haunted by her ex-husband as she reads his book of revenge. Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Michael Shannon. I really wanted this to be brilliant, but it lacks storytelling. The film wants to say something, but … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast (2017) Rated PG

The live-action Disney story of a selfish prince whose curse can only be broken by true love. Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans. I was rather disappointed with this new live-action reimagined version. While the film holds close … Continue reading

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Jackie (2016) Rated R

After the assassination of President Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy must work through her grief and trauma in order to protect her children and her husband’s legacy. Starring Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, and Greta Gerwig. There are a lot of films that … Continue reading

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Hustle & Soul (WETV) Rated NR

Chef Lawrence Page works hard at trying to earn a Michelin star with his staff and team as they up their game to achieve it. Starring Sana Kibz, Candice L. Roach, and Loren Molloy. I’m not sure if doing a … Continue reading

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The Leftovers (HBO) Rated TV-MA

The disappearance of 2% of the population leaves a community trying to overcome the loss. Starring Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, and Christopher Eccleston. This series is brilliantly made. I really think it’s one of the smartest written shows that gives … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A Silicon Valley engineer works at making his own start-up company. Starring Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, and Martin Starr. I have a hard time understanding the praise of this show. Maybe it’s because the show revolves around business, and I … Continue reading

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