Category Archives: 2017

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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Small Town Crime (2017) Rated R

An alcoholic ex-cop finds the body of a girl and becomes hell-bent on finding the killer. Along the way, he gets his family in trouble. Starring John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson, Octavia Spencer. A bit far-fetched and rushed at the end, but … Continue reading

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Marshall (2017) Rated PG-13

Thurgood Marshall starts his career as a lawyer covering a case that would change his life. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson. In this film, we see the case that propelled Marshall to the national front lines as the leading … Continue reading

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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) Rated PG-13

 Mark Felt, who under the name of “Deep Throat” helped journalists uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972. Based on the autobiography by Mark Felt.  Starring Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas. The film covers Mark Felt’s journey leading up to the … Continue reading

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Holiday Inn: The New Irving Berlin Musical – Live (2017) Rated NR

A live production of Holiday Inn. A singer leaves showbiz behind to own a farmhouse in Connecticut where he creates a performance venue. Starring Corbin Bleu, Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer. I loved this production of Holiday Inn. Pinkham as Jim Hardy  … Continue reading

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American Assassin (2017) Rated R

After the death of his girlfriend, Mitch Rapp is looking for revenge, when he is recruited by the CIA. Based on the book by Vince Flynn. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Charlotte Vega, Christopher Bomford, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, Taylor … Continue reading

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The Birthday Wish (2017) Rated TV-G

 A woman who wants her boyfriend to propose wishes to know her future on her birthday. Starring Jessy Schram, Luke Macfarlane, Marcus Rosner. This is a delightful Hallmark romance. It has just the right amount of magic to keep the story … Continue reading

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This is Bob Hope… (2017) Rated NR

 A look at the life of Bob Hope. Starring Gracie Allen, Woody Allen, Ann-Margret. This documentary covers Hope’s life from his childhood all the way to his days with the USO. The documentary includes interviews with both family and friends as … Continue reading

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Bullet Head (2017) Rated R

 Three career criminals are holed up in an abandoned  warehouse with cops closing in on them and a killer dog on the loose. Starring Adrien Brody, John Malkovich, Antonio Banderas. This film is Cujo on steroids. I think writer/director Paul Solet … Continue reading

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The Christmas Snowman (2017) Rated NR

 A woman who helps the neighborhood kids build a snowman dreams of the perfect guy. Starring Erin Boyes, Anthony Konechny, Islie Hirvonen. This short Christmas romance, while kind of cute, is probably the worst I’ve seen this year. It was hard … Continue reading

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