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Captain Phillips (2013) Rated PG-13

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama. Based upon the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Captain Phillips. Starring Tom … Continue reading

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The Watsons Go To Birmingham (2013) Rated PG

In 1963, an African-American family travel from Michigan to Alabama. Based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis. Starring Bryce Clyde Jenkins, Harrison Knight, Skai Jackson, Anika Noni Rose, David Alan Grier This isn’t a bad film. I rather enjoyed it. I … Continue reading

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Reese Witherspoon

 Walk the Line (2005) Rated PG-13 This critically acclaimed biopic distills country singer Johnny Cash’s transformation from man to icon — from his hardscrabble days on an Arkansas farm to his time inside Memphis’s Sun Studios, where he finally found … Continue reading

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Tony Scott (1944-2012)

(1944-2012)  Deja Vu (2006) Rated PG-13 ATF agent Doug Carlin finds himself dogged by feelings of déjà vu as he investigates a bombing on a New Orleans ferry. Should he shrug off the unsettling sensation, or can it help him … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Rated PG-13 Two friends, Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, whose adventures in the 1920s causes a stir in their small southern town. The story is told in flashbacks through Ninny Threadgoode’s eyes to a restrained Alabama housewife. Fried Green Tomatoes is a perfect … Continue reading

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Josh Lucas

 A Beautiful Mind (2001) Rated PG-13 John Forbes Nash Jr. was a brilliant economist — when his mind was clear. But life changed forever with the revelation that he was schizophrenic, although his brilliance persisted amidst the anguish his mental … Continue reading

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Dakota Fanning

Charlotte’s Web (2006) Rated G A string of Hollywood A-list celebs give voice to E.B. White’s beloved barnyard characters in this updated retelling of the classic children’s tale. When Wilbur the pig discovers he’s destined for the dinner table, kindly … Continue reading

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