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Dead End (1937) Rated NR

 A couple, a gangster, and a group of street kids converge on the streets of the New York slums. Based on a Broadway play by Sidney Kingsley. Starring Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart. This is one of the best films … Continue reading

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Robot and Frank (2012) Rated PG-13

Set in the future, an ex-jewelry thief receives a robot from his son. Soon, the team tag up and begin some heists of their own. Starring Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Sisto, Ana Gasteyer. … Continue reading

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The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) Rated PG

The story of Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight across the Atlantic ocean. Based on the book by Charles Lindbergh. Starring James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith. One of Stewart’s best films, he embodies the essence of Lindbergh with ease. Mostly focused … Continue reading

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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012) Rated NR

Days before his execution, Apostle Peter recounts his life with Jesus to a jailer. Starring Robert Loggia, Bruce Marchiano, Laurence Fuller. This film was a surprise. It tells the story of Jesus through Peter’s eyes, without directly focusing on Jesus. Loggia is wonderful … Continue reading

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Gimme Shelter (2013) Rated PG-13

A pregnant teenager runs away from her abusive mother to find her father. Starring Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, Vanessa Hudgens, James Earl Jones. This is one of the best films I have seen this year. Hudgens’ performance is compelling, as … Continue reading

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St. Vincent (2014) Rated PG-13

A boy whose parents just divorced makes friends with the sarcastic and crude man next door. Starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts,  Chris O’Dowd, Terrence Howard This has to be one of the best films I’ve seen this year. … Continue reading

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Sling Blade (1996) Rated R

Karl Childers is a simple man and has been in a mental hospital since he kill his mother and lover. When he is released he friends a boy in his home town. Based on the short film by Billy Bob Thornton, Some … Continue reading

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Short Term 12 (2013) Rated R

Grace a supervisor at residential treatment facility for children deals not just with the kids around her but also tries to comes into terms with her own past. Starring Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Stephanie Beatriz, Rami Malek Wow, Grace’s issues and how … Continue reading

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Silver Bullet (1985)

Rated R Based on Stephen King’s Cycle of the Werewolf, Silver Bullet takes place in a small town terrorized by a werewolf. The only person up to the task of saving the town is a boy in his wheelchair, The Silver … Continue reading

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Mr. Lucky (1943)

Rated NR A gambler plans to swindle money from a charity program but falls in love with a society girl. Starring Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford This is a typically great film starring Cary Grant. He’s his regular suave … Continue reading

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