Tag Archives: california

Inside Out (2015) Rated PG

A young girl moves from the Midwest to California when her emotions conflict with each other about the change. Starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, and Richard Kind. This is a fascinating take on emotions. Disney really took on a lot with this … Continue reading

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Great White Serial Killer Extinction (2020) Rated TV-PG

A documentary that focuses on the Great White’s effects on the California sea otter population. Starring Brandon McMillan, Jimi Partington, and Ralph Collier. This show gives us a look at the California sea otter’s population and how it’s close to … Continue reading

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Puccini: La Fanciulla del West (2018) Rated NR

Set in a mining camp in California, a woman falls for the stranger that comes to town and is set on him being her first kiss. Starring Marco Armiliato, Susanna Phillips, Scott Scully, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, and Zeljko Lucic. … Continue reading

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10.5 (2004) Rated TV-PG

An earthquake that hits 10.5 on the Richter scale sends half of California into the ocean and sets off aftershocks and a tsunami. Starring Kim Delaney, Fred Ward, Ivan Sergei, Dulé Hill, Beau Bridges, John Schneider, Kaley Cuoco. A completely … Continue reading

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We Bought A Zoo (2011) Rated PG

A family struggling after the loss of their wife and mother moves to Southern California to buy a zoo. Based on the memoir by Benjamin Mee. Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Elle Fanning. This great, feel-good film … Continue reading

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Top 10 Films of 2014

These films are ones that I watched for the first time this year and are the best I have seen this year. They are not usually released this year. Here are the films in no particular order:  Straight A’s (2013) Rated R Pressured by … Continue reading

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Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011) Rated NR

Santa’s daughter, Annie travels from the North Pole to sunny California for the first time. Along the way she makes friends and finds love. Starring Maria Thayer, Sam Page, Randy J. Goodwin, Vivica A. Fox I thought this film was … Continue reading

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John Ford

 The Informer (1935) Rated NR Victor McLaglen delivers a harrowing performance as Gypo Nolan, a roistering brute during Ireland’s 1922 Sinn Fein uprising, who fingers friend Frankie McPhillip to collect a reward, then promptly fritters away the money on one night of revelry. … Continue reading

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The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Rated NR Based on John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Tom Joad leads his family from Oklahoma to California during the dust bowl. Starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine One of the best films ever to be adapted from a … Continue reading

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Just Friends (2005)

Rated PG-13 After being rejected by his high school crush, Chris Brander loses weight and moves to California. One christmas he gets stranded in his home town and tries to win back his crush. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, … Continue reading

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