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The Shack (2017) Rated PG-13

A grieving man meets God at The Shack. Based on the novel by William P. Young. Starring Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Radha Mitchell. I went into this film with an open mind. I know a lot of Christian … Continue reading

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Life of Pi (2012) Rated PG

A young man and a Bengal tiger both survive a disaster at sea; now they both must learn to survive together. Based on the book by Yann Martel. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon. Life of Pi tells a … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, September 8, 2016

 Before I Wake (PG-13) Opens on Friday, September 9 Starring: Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Annabeth Gish A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams – and nightmares – manifest physically as he sleeps.  Sully (PG-13) Opens on Friday, September … Continue reading

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Trading Christmas (2011) Rated NR

A widowed second grade teacher treasures the time she spends with her college-age daughter at Christmas.  However, this Christmas, her daugher decides to stay at school for the holidays.  To surprise her, the mom plans a house-swap with a novelist … Continue reading

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A Novel Romance (2015) Rated TV-G

A best-selling romance author heads to Portland to help unlock a case of writer’s block. There he meets his biggest critic and falls in love. This movie is definitely different from most Hallmark rom-coms. The two actors, Amy Acker and Dylan Bruce, had chemistry … Continue reading

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If I Stay (2014) Rated PG-13

Young Mia Hall was in a car accident, now she must decide whether to die or live. Based on the book by Gayle Forman. Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley What was the point of this film? I … Continue reading

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Louis Jourdan (1921-2015)

(1921-2015)  The Best of Everything (1959) Rated NR Rona Jaffe’s best-selling novel gets the high-gloss Hollywood treatment in this romantic drama about the travails of three single roommates employed at a Manhattan publishing company. Their troubles run the gamut — … Continue reading

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Rated PG-13

Author P. L. Travers travels to Los Angeles for two weeks to contemplate whether or not to sale her rights to Mary Poppins to Walt Disney. Starring Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Paul Giamatti, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Best of 2013 Films

This film list is compiled from my films that I watched this year. Most aren’t necessarily released this year.  A Separation (2011) Rated PG-13 A married couple are faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their … Continue reading

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The Romantics (2010) Rated PG-13

A group of friends met up for a weekend to celebrate a wedding between two of them. The problem, the bride and maid of honor both dated the groom. Based on the novel by Galt Niederhoffer.  Starring Katie Holmes, Josh … Continue reading

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