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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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Phil Spector (2013) Rated TV-MA

A film that centers on the relationship between Phil Spector and his lawyer, Linda Kenney Baden, during the trial of the murder of Lana Clarkson. Starring Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, and Jeffrey Tambor. It’s not the best film based on a true … Continue reading

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Cousins for Life (Nick) Rated TV-G

Two cousins, the best of friends, from different backgrounds learn to have common ground when they live together with their families. Starring Micah Abbey, Ron G., and Ishmel Sahid. This is a cute tween comedy about family. Here we have two … Continue reading

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American Hustle (2013) Rated PG-13

A con man and his partner are forced to work with an F.B.I. Agent that brings them into the world of power brokers and mafia. Starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Adams. I’m still wondering how this film has gotten all … Continue reading

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) Rated NR

A Grinch plans to steal Christmas from the Whos down in Whoville. Based on the book by Dr. Seuss. Starring Boris Karloff, June Foray, and Dal McKennon. This is a classic Christmas story. It’s one of the best animations from Chuck … Continue reading

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Unaccompanied Minors (2006) Rated PG

A group of unaccompanied minors bonds while stranded at Hoover International Airport on Christmas Eve. Starring Lewis Black, Wilmer Valderrama, and Tyler James Williams. This is a far-fetched story of kids being kids running amuck through an airport late at night. … Continue reading

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The Smurfs 2 (2013) Rated TV-G

The Smurfs and their human friends join together to rescue Smurfette from Gargamel. Starring Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, and Brendan Gleeson. This film is mainly a story to explain how Smurfette came to be. I liked this idea, and it was … Continue reading

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The Reading Room (2005) Rated PG

Making good on a promise for his wife, a widower, opens a reading room for people to learn to read, but problems in the neighborhood threaten the room. Starring James Earl Jones, Joanna Cassidy, and Douglas Spain. This is a great … Continue reading

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The Numbers Station (2013) Rated R

A disgraced black ops agent is sent to a numbers station to protect a code operator. Starring John Cusack, Malin Akerman, and Liam Cunningham. I loved this movie more than the other critics have. It’s not really an action film; it’s … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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