Category Archives: Drama

Blue Night (2018) Rated R

A singer receives bad news the day before her new tour begins. Starring  Renée Zellweger, Simon Baker, and Sarah Jessica Parker. This film is slow going. We follow as Sarah Jessica Parker (Vivienne, the singer) through the twenty-four hours of … Continue reading

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Out of the Furnace (2013) Rated R

Rodney Baze has disappeared, and law enforcement is slow to act, so his brother takes things into his own hands. Starring Woody Harrelson, Dendrie Taylor, and Carl Ciarfalio. This film starts as an action film, but I have to say it … Continue reading

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Lucky in Love (2014) Rated TV-PG

When Mira’s April Fool jokes materialize, her fantasy life comes true. Although her fantasy life has its own challenges, she must decide if she wants her dream life or the life that makes her happy. Starring Jessica Szohr, Benjamin Hollingsworth, and Ryan … Continue reading

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The Personality Kid (1934) Rated NR

Ritzy McCarty is a professional fighter who is managed by his wife, Joan. She wants him to continue fighting only until they have money, but he wants more. Starring Pat O’Brien, Glenda Farrell, and Claire Dodd. This is just a snippet … Continue reading

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The Rookie (ABC) Rated TV-14

John Nolan, a 40-year-old man, moves to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a police officer. Starring Nathan Fillion, Titus Makin Jr., and Eric Winter. I was pleasantly surprised by this show. We have a 40-year-old man that … Continue reading

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The Fifth Estate (2013) Rated R

The story of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, as Wikileaks exposes deceptions and corruptions of power. Starring Peter Capaldi, David Thewlis, and Anatole Taubman. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the founder, Julian Assange. I have to say it was an interesting portrayal. Cumberbatch portrays him … Continue reading

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The Woman in White (PBS) Rated NR

This is an adaptation of  Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel. Starring Jessie Buckley, and Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott. The film takes the adaptation of Collins’ novel and tries to make it more of a horror story. It doesn’t pull off this … Continue reading

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Thanks for Sharing (2012) Rated R

A romantic comedy where a group of sex addicts tries to navigate the world of romance while trying to refrain from making the wrong choices. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, and Gwyneth Paltrow. This film goes beyond a romantic comedy; it’s … Continue reading

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Blue Jasmine (2013) Rated PG-13

A New York socialite arrives to visit her sister in San Francisco. Starring Cate Blanchett, Joy Carlin, and Richard Conti. Jasmine is a woman who is used to the wealth that her husband has provided for her throughout their married life. … Continue reading

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Fruitvale Station (2013) Rated R

Based on the true story of Oscar Grant III’s last day before he was fatality shot at the Fruitvale Station in 2008. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer. I have mixed feelings about this film. At times, I thought … Continue reading

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