Category Archives: 2010-2019

New This Week in Theaters, February 22, 2018

 Half Magic (R) Opens on Friday, February 23 Starring: Heather Graham, Stephanie Beatriz, Angela Kinsey Explores themes of female empowerment through sex, work, and friendship. These women are able to come together through their frustration over male dominance and in fact … Continue reading

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Waco (Paramount) Rated TV-14

 The ATF and FBI standoff with the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas in 1993. Starring  Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Garner. This miniseries covers the standoff of the Branch Davidians against the ATF and the FBI. The miniseries doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Back to 1942 (2012) Rated UR

 A deadly drought in China’s Henan province takes its toll during China’s war with Japan in 1942. Starring Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins. This compelling story of a forgotten chapter in China’s history is understated in its … Continue reading

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Waco: Madman or Messiah (A&E) Rated TV-14

 A miniseries, told by interviews of survivors with video and  audio recordings, telling the story of how David Koresh came to power as a prophet and the standoff at the compound. Starring Mike Caruso, Brigette Griffith, Michael Lake This miniseries takes us … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 20, 2018

 Daddy’s Home 2 (PG-13) Having finally gotten used to each other’s existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson  The Star (PG) A small but brave donkey and … Continue reading

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Seeking Justice (2011) Rated R

 After his wife was assaulted, a husband looks to a vigilante group to retaliate only to find that they want something in return. Starring  Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce This film is entertaining if you don’t think about it much. … Continue reading

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BAFTA Film Award Winners 2018

Best Film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Film Not in the English Language Ah-ga-ssi Best Leading Actor Gary Oldman for Darkest Hour Best Leading Actress Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell for … Continue reading

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We’ll Meet Again (PBS) Rated PG

The personal stories of the reunion of people helping people during some of America’s historic events. Hosted by Ann Curry. This series is a wonderful look at human goodness during significant American events.  In each episode, meet people whose paths … Continue reading

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The Imposter (2012) Rated R

A documentary of a young man from Spain who convinces a Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son. Starring Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson. This story takes you down twists and turns as you try to figure out who … Continue reading

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2017) Rated TV-MA

 An anthology series centered around America’s most notorious crimes and criminals. Starring Edgar Ramírez, Ricky Martin, Penélope Cruz, Darren Criss, Max Greenfield. The second series in this anthology takes on the murder of Versace. The story jumps from the murder of Versace to the … Continue reading

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