Category Archives: Movie reviews

Austenland (2013) Rated PG-13

Obsessed with Jane Austen, a woman goes to Austenland, a theme park, to meet her Mr. Darcy. Based on the book by Shannon Hale. Starring Keri Russell, JJ Feild, and Bret McKenzie. I really had high hopes for this film, being … Continue reading

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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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He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985) Rated PG

He-Man and She-Ra join together to stop Horde Prime from ruining Christmas for some Earth stranded children. Starring John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, and Linda Gary. This special brings together the villains of the Transformers, He-Man, and She-Ra universes as the heroes … Continue reading

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Blackkklansman (2018) Rated R

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer in Colorado Springs, CO, infiltrates the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a fellow officer who happens to be Jewish. Based on real events in the book  Black Klansman: Race, Hate, … Continue reading

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Ender’s Game (2013) Rated PG-13

In the near future, an alien race attacks Earth; Ender Wiggins is recruited to an élite force to help save the human race. Based on the book by Orson Scott Card. Starring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, and Hailee Steinfeld. The books … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) (1980) Rated G

Charlie Brown and the gang travel to Europe as exchange students. Starring Daniel Anderson, Scott Beach, and Casey Carlson. This is a fun Peanuts film. We get to watch the gang go to France as foreign exchange students. The animation is … Continue reading

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Let the Fire Burn (2013) Rated NR

The history of the conflict between the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, as they lead to the violent confrontation in 1985. Starring Birdie Africa, Ramona Africa, and Wilson Goode. The film centers on the MOVE organization mostly and … 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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