Category Archives: Foreign Films

Back to 1942 (2012) Rated UR

 A deadly drought in China’s Henan province takes its toll during China’s war with Japan in 1942. Starring Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins. This compelling story of a forgotten chapter in China’s history is understated in its … Continue reading

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The Imposter (2012) Rated R

A documentary of a young man from Spain who convinces a Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son. Starring Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson. This story takes you down twists and turns as you try to figure out who … Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) Rated R

Hansel and Gretel are bounty hunters that track down witches. When the blood moon rises, they learn that there is a new evil that’ll remind them of their past. Starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen. A twisted version of the … Continue reading

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The Christmas Trap (2017) Rated NR

A soon-to-be-divorced couple on the way to their lawyer’s office gets stuck in an elevator. Starring Lucia Walters, Colin Lawrence, Alistair Abell. This short is another taste of holiday magic. (Spoiler alert) While a married couple is stuck in an elevator, … Continue reading

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Now is Good (2012) Rated PG-13

 A girl with leukemia has a list of things she would like to get done before she dies. The list includes losing her virginity. Based on the book, Before I Die by Jenny Downham. Starring Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine. … Continue reading

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The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live (2017) Rated NR

The Moody Blues play though their album Days of Future Passed live. Starring Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, John Lodge. The Moody Blues perform their album Days of Future Passed live at the Toronto’s Sony Centre. The performances are intertwined with interviews … Continue reading

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Touch the Sun: Devil’s Hill (1988) Rated NR

Three kids’ whose mother is ill are sent to their cousin’s farm in remote Tasmania. Starring Peter Hehir, Mary Haire, John Flaus. Part of a TV film series which highlights different regions of Australia, this film is the cute, family friendly … Continue reading

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24 Hours to Live (2017) Rated R

 An assassin gets another chance at life after dying on the job.  Starring Paul Anderson, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer, Liam Cunningham. This film does have action galore that is fun to watch. What it lacks is good writing. There are several plot holes … Continue reading

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Return to Nim’s Island (2013) Rated PG

Nim and her father receive a message that some people are going to buy the island and build an attraction. Starring Bindi Irwin, Toby Wallace, John Waters, Matthew Lillard. This film was made mostly to showcase Bindi Irwin and her message about protecting … Continue reading

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The Deep Blue Sea (2011) Rated R

A woman married to a British judge is caught in an explosive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot. Starring Ann Mitchell, Jolyon Coy, Karl Johnson, Rachel Weisz, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston. This film was difficult to watch. The wife is a complex character … Continue reading

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