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Small Town Crime (2017) Rated R

An alcoholic ex-cop finds the body of a girl and becomes hell-bent on finding the killer. Along the way, he gets his family in trouble. Starring John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson, Octavia Spencer. A bit far-fetched and rushed at the end, but … Continue reading

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American Assassin (2017) Rated R

After the death of his girlfriend, Mitch Rapp is looking for revenge, when he is recruited by the CIA. Based on the book by Vince Flynn. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Charlotte Vega, Christopher Bomford, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, Taylor … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) Rated TV-G

Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi.  Based on the novel by Mark Twain. Starring Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan. This is the first film adaptation of the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that was … Continue reading

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24 Hours to Live (2017) Rated R

 An assassin gets another chance at life after dying on the job.  Starring Paul Anderson, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer, Liam Cunningham. This film does have action galore that is fun to watch. What it lacks is good writing. There are several plot holes … Continue reading

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Promised Land (2012) Rated R

 A sales man for a natural gas company experiences hard truths when visiting a small town.  Starring Matt Damon, Benjamin Sheeler, Terry Kinney, Hal Holbrook, Frances McDormand. This film takes on fracking (hydraulic fracturing) that has raised concerns over the safety of drilling. I knew … Continue reading

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Broken City (2013) Rated R

 An ex-cop seeks redemption after being double crossed by his mayor. Starring  Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper. Although it has great actors, this film was a complete disaster. It has a broken record story line, made worse with plot … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Rated PG

When Prince John and Norman Lord begin oppressing the Saxons, a Saxon lord fights back with a rebel army. Based on the book by Howard Pyle. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone. This is a classic adventure film. Brilliantly shot in … Continue reading

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Boy Band (ABC) Rated NR

A reality show that tries out amateur singers for a new boy band. Starring Rita Ora, Nick Carter, Emma Bunton, Tim Mosley, Sergio Calderon, Drew Ramos, Jaden Gray, Marcus Pendleton, Michael Conor, Chance Perez, Mikey Jimenez, Brady Tutton. I actually enjoyed this reality show. It doesn’t try to be anything more than … Continue reading

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The Train Robbers (1973) Rated PG

 A gun man is hired by a widow to locate her husband’s gold that he stole in order to return it to the rightful owner and start anew. Starring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor This film is a classic. It’s  a classic in … Continue reading

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Ghost Wars (SYFY) Rated TV-14

 In a small remote Alaskan town, an outcast must come to terms with his abilities to save the town from paranormal forces. Starring  Avan Jogia, Kim Coates, Vincent D’Onofrio, Meat Loaf, Sarah Giles, Allison James, Kristin Lehman This show surprised me. It’s not the best show … Continue reading

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