Category Archives: 2011

The Intouchables (2011) Rated R

When an aristocrat becomes a quadriplegic, he hires a man from the projects to help care for him. Based on the true story of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and Abdel Sellou. Starring François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny. This is … Continue reading

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October Baby (2011) Rated PG-13

A young woman discovers she is the adopted survivor of an abortion. Starring Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, John Schneider. This may not be the best film, but the story is one that needs to be told.  There are real children … Continue reading

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Enlightened (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A self-destructive woman takes a new approach to life by becoming enlightened, which wreaks havoc at work and home. Starring Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns. A quirky comedy with an unlikable lead character, this show has its work cut … 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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Oslo, August 31st (2011) Rated NR

A day in the life of Anders, a drug addict who leaves his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with friends. Based on the novel, Will O’ the Wisp by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. Starring Anders … Continue reading

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Take Me Home Tonight (2011) Rated R

Four years after graduation, a high school genius uses his sister’s Labor Day party to make a move on his high school crush. Starring Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer, Chris Pratt, Michael Ian Black. This movie did … Continue reading

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Honeymoon For One (2011) Rated NR

A woman finds her fiancé is cheating on her the week before her wedding. To get over him, she goes on her honeymoon alone. Starring Nicollette Sheridan, Patrick Baladi, Diarmuid Noyes, Greg Wise. Yes, this is another typical Hallmark romance. … Continue reading

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Headhunters (2011) Rated R

A headhunter tracks down a valuable painting from a mercenary. Based on the book by Jo Nesbø. Starring Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. This is a solid film about a headhunter who takes on a job, but in … Continue reading

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Bernie (2011) Rated PG-13

In a small town, a mortician strikes up a friendship with a widow, who becomes controlling, which causes him to go to great lengths to separate himself from her. Based on the true story of the murder of Marjorie Nugent … Continue reading

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The Lamp (2011) Rated TV-PG

A couple’s marriage is falling apart after the death of their son, until a stranger gives them a gift of a lamp which will grant them three wishes. Starring Roger Nix, Jason London, Meredith Salenger, Muse Watson, Louis Gossett Jr. … Continue reading

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