Category Archives: 2010-2019

Joe Papp in Five Acts (2012) Rated NR

 Joe Papp is a producer and director who believes theater is for everyone, regardless of status or race. Starring Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, and David Henry Hwang.  Joe Papp is someone I could agree with and also disagree with. I … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water (2016) Rated R

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother scheme in order to save their family ranch. Starring Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, and Chris Pine. I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I thought it was going to be another modern … Continue reading

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Anthropoid (2016) Rated R

Based on the true story of the Operation Anthropoid mission during World War II and the plan to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the third in command in the Third Reich. Starring Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, and Brian Caspe. This … Continue reading

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A Wish For Christmas (2016) Rated TV-G

Sara is a woman struggling to speak her mind, so she asks Santa to give her the ability to stand up for herself, and he does – for 48 hrs. Starring Lacey Chabert, Paul Greene, and Andrea Brooks. This film … Continue reading

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A Perfect Christmas (2015) Rated TV-G

Newlyweds prepare to host their first Christmas together, but nothing goes as planned. Starring Susie Abromeit, Dillon Casey, and Erin Gray. While I enjoy that Hallmark occasionally puts out a story with an established couple having to work through problems … Continue reading

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One Child Nation (2019) Rated R

Nanfu Wang is a product of China’s one-child policy. After moving to the U.S. and becoming a filmmaker, she decided to come home and look at the policy that she grew up with in comparison with other countries’ stances on … Continue reading

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Who Killed JonBenét? (2016) Rated NR

This film looks back at the murder of JonBenét Ramsey and the details that captivated the nation. Starring Eion Bailey, Julia Campbell, and Michel Gill. This film reenacts the details of the crime with drama. We see the family the … Continue reading

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

The campers and counselors meet back at Camp Firewood ten years later. Starring Nina Hellman, Marguerite Moreau, and Zak Orth. I have never been a fan of contrived potty humor, and this miniseries has it in abundance. This didn’t surprise … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Life (2013) Rated PG

A billionaire struggling with morality reexamines his life after finding his grandfather’s journal. Starring Logan Bartholomew, Ali Hillis, and Lee Meriwether. This is a sequel to the 2006 film The Ultimate Gift. The installment takes place after the first film with flashbacks … Continue reading

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The Town Christmas Forgot (2010) Rated TV-G

A family gets stranded in a small town two days before Christmas and help with the town’s annual Christmas pageant. Starring Lauren Holly, Rick Roberts, and Azer Greco. In a town where broken dreams come to an end, a family … Continue reading

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