Category Archives: Movie reviews

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) Rated PG

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is reaching capacity, thus having Sonny think about opening a Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Starring Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, and Danny Mahoney. There isn’t anything new or exciting about this sequel to the first … Continue reading

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Heleno (2011) Rated R

A biography of the life of Brazil’s soccer player, Heleno de Freitas. Starring Rodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, and Angie Cepeda. This film tries to give an accurate presentation of the life of de Freitas. It’s shot in black and white, … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey (2019) Rated PG

The continuing story of the Crawley family in the early twentieth century. Starring Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Goode, and Michelle Dockery. This is a great ongoing story of the Crawley family. It’s just another glimpse into the lives that revolve around … Continue reading

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Inventing the Abbotts (1997) Rated R

Two working-class brothers court three wealthy sisters. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, and Will Patton. This is a coming of age film set in 1957-1960 as two young men vie for the attentions of the three girls from a wealthy … Continue reading

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Magical Land of Oz (2019) Rated NR

This documentary showcases the land and animals that live the continent of Australia. Starring Barry Humphries. This is a beautiful documentary on the wildlife that surrounds the island of Australia. Australia has an abundance of animals not found anywhere else … Continue reading

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The Turning Point (1977) Rated PG

When a young woman joins a ballet company, her mother, a former ballerina, confronts her own decision years ago to forgo work for family. Starring Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, and Tom Skerritt. The film takes us behind the scenes of … Continue reading

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Magic in the Moonlight (2014) Rated PG-13

An Englishman is brought to a rich family to uncover a fake clairvoyant and mystic that has swindled the family. Starring Colin Firth, Antonia Clarke, and Natasha Andrews. There is nothing really bad about this film. It is quintessential Woody … Continue reading

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Left Behind (2014) Rated PG-13

A small group of survivors is left behind after millions of people vanish. Based on the series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. Starring Nicolas Cage, Chad Michael Murray, and Cassi Thomson. I’m not sure if this film is … Continue reading

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Driven (2018) Rated R

A drama about John DeLorean and his friendship with Jim Hoffman, an FBI informant. Starring Erin Moriarty, Lee Pace, and Jason Sudeikis. I’m not sure how much truth there is to this story, but the film doesn’t have the best … Continue reading

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) Rated PG

An Indian family moves to France and opens an eatery across the street from a Michelin-starred restaurant. Starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri, and Manish Dayal. This is a beautifully told story. The cinematography is beautiful, and the acting superb. While … Continue reading

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