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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Rated PG

A girl is transported to a world with gingerbread soldiers, an army of mice, and sugar plums. Starring Mackenzie Foy, Tom Sweet, and Meera Syal. This is not the ballet version of The Nutcracker, and although I would have loved to … Continue reading

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Instructions Not Included (2013) Rated PG-13

When a bachelor finds a baby on his doorstep, he takes on the challenge of raising her until six years later when the birth mother comes knocking. Starring  Andrés Vázquez, Hugo Stiglitz, and Eugenio Derbez. This is one of those … Continue reading

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Affectionately Yours (1941) Rated NR

A married reporter is used to traveling the world and flirting with the women in every port, but when he’s in Lisbon working on the latest female, he gets word that his wife wants a divorce and is seeing another … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place (2018) Rated PG-13

Set in the future, a family must live in silence to survive against monsters who hunt by sound. Starring Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, and Millicent Simmonds. This film is amazing. The acting was brilliant across the board, and the suspense has … Continue reading

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Enlightened (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A self-destructive woman takes a new approach to life by becoming enlightened, which wreaks havoc at work and home. Starring Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns. A quirky comedy with an unlikable lead character, this show has its work cut … Continue reading

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Oslo, August 31st (2011) Rated NR

A day in the life of Anders, a drug addict who leaves his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with friends. Based on the novel, Will O’ the Wisp by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. Starring Anders … Continue reading

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Hell on Wheels (AMC) Rated TV-14

Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows a group of Union Soldiers, bent on revenge for the killing of his wife and child. Starring Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy. I loved this show. It’s brilliantly written and much … Continue reading

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The Attack (2012) Rated R

An Arab surgeon discovers that his wife not only died in a suicide bombing but that she may have been a part of it. Starring Ali Suliman, Reymonde Amsallem, Evgenia Dodina This film brings out the troubling Israeli-Palestinian relationship. The film doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Decoy Bride (2011) Rated PG

A local girl on a secluded island is hired to be a decoy bride for a Hollywood actress as the media descends where the actress was going to be wed. Starring David Tennant, Alice Eve, Hamish Clark, Kelly Macdonald I loved … Continue reading

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J. Edgar (2011)

Rated R A biopic of J. Edgar Hoover the longtime FBI director. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Josh Hamilton, Geoff Pierson, Ed Westwick, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Jordan Bridges, Armie Hammer, Geoff Stults, Ryan McPartlin, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Lucas, Lea Thompson This … Continue reading

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