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The Waterboy (1998) Rated PG-13

A waterboy for a college team discovers he has an ability to tackle and becomes a member of the team. Starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, and Henry Winkler. Adam Sandler is either a hit or miss for me as a … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower (2017) Rated PG-13

A boy has visions of a dark tower under attack by a man in black. He joins forces with the tower’s guardian to stop the destruction. Based on the series by Stephen King. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, and Tom … Continue reading

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Power Book III: Raising Kanan (Starz) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the series, Power, follows the early years of the character Kanan Stark as he starts in the drug game and becomes the rapper 50 Cent. Starring Mekai Curtis, Patina Miller, and London Brown. This show is one … Continue reading

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Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016) Rated UR

A look at the life, work, and political activism of Norman Lear. Starring John Amos, Bea Arthur, and Adrienne Barbeau. This documentary looks at the life of one of the most influential TV producers. Lear tells his life story of … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect 3 (1993) Rated NR

  Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is assigned to Vice Squad in the third series of Prime Suspect. She investigates a child murder and its link to the police. Starring Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, and Karen Tomlin. This series continues … Continue reading

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Stand by Me (1986) Rated R

After a death of a friend, a group of friends heads off into the woods to find the body. Based on Stephen King’s short story, The Body. Starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O’Connell. This film is … Continue reading

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The Good Lord Bird (2020) Rated TV-MA

The abolitionist John Brown takes an enslaved boy as a member of his family, who becomes a witness at the raid of Harpers’ Ferry. Based on the book by James McBride. Starring Ethan Hawke, Joshua Caleb Johnson, and Beau Knapp. … Continue reading

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An Elf’s Story: The Elf on the Shelf (2011) Rated NR

An elf tries to help a boy believe in the Christmas magic. Starring Leslie Bellair, Brendan Dooling, and Evie Eikhoff. I have yet to figure out the obsession with the Elf on the Shelf. It’s just one more thing that … Continue reading

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Santa Hunters (2014) Rated TV-G

Four children try to claim that Santa is real. Starring Benjamin Flores Jr., Breanna Yde, and Mace Coronel. This film has a cute premise, but it lacks direction and has a hard time figuring out what type of movie it is. It … Continue reading

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The Pagemaster (1994) Rated G

An outcast boy enters a library during a storm and discovers a realm of fictional books that takes him on a journey to find his way home. Starring Macaulay Culkin, Kanin Howell, and Alexis Kirschner. I just discovered this gem recently. … Continue reading

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