Tag Archives: 1950s

Fences (2016) Rated PG-13

A working class African American father struggles with raising his family in the changing times of the 1950s. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson When watching this film, it is easy to … Continue reading

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The Swan (1956) Rated NR

Princess Beatrice must marry off her daughter to hold onto the crown. Based on the play, A hattyú by Ferenc Molnár. Starring Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead. Very typical romantic film from the 50’s with the beautiful … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (2015) Rated PG-13

An Irish immigrant settles in Brooklyn, New York in the 1950s. When she falls in love with a New Yorker, she must decide which life to lead. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Hugh Gormley, Brid Brennan, Julie Walters, Emily Bett Rickards, Jim … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 20, 2015

 What We Do in the Shadows (R) Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, … Continue reading

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A Time To Remember (1987)

Rated G A boy in small town America in 1950s, long to see like his idol. His grandmother encourages him but his father doesn’t believe that he has the talent. On Christmas Eve, the boy receives a miracle that gives no … Continue reading

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Top Films of 2011

I just realized I haven’t posted my top films of 2011. I’ve been so busy…Too many movies, so little time.  So, here is my list and as usual these films aren’t necessary released in 2011 but that I saw for … Continue reading

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Bride Flight (2008)

Rated R In 1950s, a flight full of brides set sail from the Netherlands to New Zealand to start a new life. Starring Karina Smulders, Pleuni Touw, Anna Drijver, Elise Schaap, Waldemar Torenstra I loved this movie. It’s an epic … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life (2011)

Rated PG-13 A family in the 1950s questions everything about life. Starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn,  Jessica Chastain This film is very much like 2001: a Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick. If you haven’t seen that film you should. This film is … Continue reading

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Jerry O’Connell

 Crossing Jordan (2001) Rated TV-14 When Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh returns to Boston from Los Angeles to resume her career in the coroner’s office, she reunites with her ex-cop father, Max, and uses unorthodox but effective methods to solve baffling crimes. … Continue reading

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Rob Reiner

 The Bucket List (2007) Rated PG-13 When corporate mogul Edward Cole and mechanic Carter Chambers wind up in the same hospital room, the two terminally ill men bust out of the cancer ward with a plan to experience life to … Continue reading

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