Category Archives: films

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) Rated G

Huckleberry Finn hates the confines of  civilization, so he and a slave named Jim sail a raft down the Mississippi River. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly, William Frawley, Rex Ingram. This is one of the most excellent … Continue reading

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Roy Dotrice (1923-2017)

   Game of Thrones (2011– ) Rated TV-MA Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years.  Sliders (1995–2000) Rated NR A boy genius and … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, October 17, 2017

 Spider-Man: Homecoming (PG-13) Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City. Starring Tom Holland, Michael … Continue reading

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Easy Money (2010) Rated R

JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life when his life becomes entwined with a fugitive on the run from the Serbian mafia and a mafia enforcer. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic. I’m sitting on the fence with this … Continue reading

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Admissions (2004) Rated PG

The Brighton family has its share of secrets which are about to be uncovered. Emily Brighton is intellectually disabled due to a fall when she was young, and her mother blames herself. Evie is Emily’s sister, who loves to read … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, October 12, 2017

 Marshall (PG-13) Opens on Friday, October 13 Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.  Gnome Alone (PG) Opens … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Rated PG-13

With the help of Captain Jack Sparrow, Henry Turner searches for the trident of Poseidon to save his father from his curse. Starring Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Paul McCartney. This is an attempt to reboot a series by moving on to the … Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle (2012) Rated NR

During a road closure a group of strangers take refuge in a church. Starring Allison Hossack, Aaron Pearl, Dan Payne. This was a thoroughly disappointing film. Mundane and hardly miraculous, it takes a familiar context (people stranded in a snowstorm) and treats it … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, October 10, 2017

 Baby Driver (R) After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. Starring Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Lily James  The House (R) After the town takes away their … Continue reading

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