Category Archives: C

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1986) Rated NR

 Huckleberry Finn is a precocious boy who rebels against society and escapes down the Mississippi River for adventure. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Patrick Day, Anne Shropshire, Sada Thompson, Lillian Gish. A fantastic retelling of the classic book by Mark Twain. … Continue reading

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Gangster Squad (2013) Rated R

 In 1949, Los Angeles is run by gangsters. To end the corruption, a team of cops take down the leader and work for peace in the city. Starring Sean Penn, Holt McCallany, Wade Williams, Josh Brolin. There are great reviews out there about this … Continue reading

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Downward Dog (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A dog tries to understand human relationships. Starring Allison Tolman, Samm Hodges, Lucas Neff, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Ned the Dog. I’m not surprised this show was canceled. If you want to see a good show about a dog that tries to understand humans, Wilfred does it … Continue reading

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Broken City (2013) Rated R

 An ex-cop seeks redemption after being double crossed by his mayor. Starring  Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper. Although it has great actors, this film was a complete disaster. It has a broken record story line, made worse with plot … Continue reading

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Noel Coward’s Present Laughter (2017) Rated NR

 A self-obsessed actor juggles his weaning career, his ex-wife, and his friends’ personal lives. Starring Matt Bittner, Kate Burton, Ellen Harvey, Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders. Being previously unfamiliar with the play Present Laughter, it was a treat to see it performed on “Great … Continue reading

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Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

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Flypaper (2011) Rated NR

 A man is caught between two robberies at the same bank with the teller that he is secretly in love with. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor. I enjoyed this film. It’s not perfect: at times it falls … Continue reading

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Blood Drive (SYFY) Rated TV-MA

 Set in the future, a cop is forced to participate in a death race where the cars run on blood. Starring  Alan Ritchson, Christina Ochoa, Thomas Dominique, Marama Corlett, Colin Cunningham This is the worst show I’ve seen. It’s over the top bad. Yes, … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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The Comedy Get Down (BET) Rated TV -14

This series follows a group of comedians as they go on their comedy tour and all the antics they get into. Starring Eddie Griffin, Tawny Newsome, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Charlie Murphy. You’d think, with this kind of cast, you’d get some … Continue reading

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